Carlisle Comic Con has confirmed another special guest ahead of next week's event in the border city. 

Aidan Cook, an actor best known for his roles in Star Wars and Doctor Who, will appear at the event at the Richard Rose Central Academy on March 23. 

A champion of eccentric costumes, the actor and puppeteer has worked on numerous films as a creature and droid performer for Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi, Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker, and Andor.

His characters include Bobbajo, Strono Tuggs, Edrio, Benthic, Caitken, Boolio and Doctor Quadpaw .

Cook also appeared in Doctor Who episodes as a Zygon, Cyberman and The Crooked Man.

He will join other notable actors from Red Dwarf and Harry Potter next week.