Doctor Who mega-fans marry and ask guests to dress up for wedding
Yabba Dabba I do! Doctor Who mega-fans tie the knot dressed as the Time Lord and Rose Tyler – surrounded by TV and film characters including Fred Flintstone and Mary Poppins
- Stacey Savage, 29, and Simon Clarke, 40, from Dorset, wore Doctor Who costumes for their wedding
- The TV-buffs asked friends and family to join them and dress up as their favourite on-screen characters
- Bride Stacey was watched by Mary Poppins, The Simpsons, Wolverine and Batman as she walked down aisle
- Insisted ‘we’re not strange people’ but said they wanted to make it ‘a day to remember’ for their guests
A pair of Doctor Who superfans tied the knot in front of family and friends – all of whom were dressed as their favourite on-screen characters.
Stacey Savage, 29, and Simon Clarke, 40, from Dorset, married at Athelhampton House where an episode of Doctor Who, their favourite show, was filmed in the 1970s.
While Simon dressed as David Tennant’s Doctor Who and his bride appeared as his sidekick Rose Tyler, the happy couple asked guests to come as their favourite fictional figures.
The couple insisted ‘we’re not strange people’, but said they just wanted to have a ‘day to remember’ for their guests.
Doctor Who mega fans Stacey Savage, 29, and Simon Clarke, 40, dressed up as their favourite characters from the programme for their wedding
The couple asked friends and family to join them in their costumes, with guests dressing as characters from Mary Poppins and the Flintstones
Other wedding guests who joined the party dressed as film characters, including some from Harry Potter, The Mask and Star Wars
A guest dressed as Professor McGonagall from Harry Potter (on the right) and a character from Star Wars (left) were among the friends and family who portrayed their favourite characters
The wedding saw hilarious characters meeting including guests dressed as superheroes Supergirl and The Flash, alongside characters from Mary Poppins
Yabba Dabba Doo! One of the guests arrived dressed as Fred Flintstones, while another wore an Audrey Hepburn costume for the big day
Among the crowd of 100 well-wishers were versions of Audrey Hepburn, Mary Poppins, Homer and Marge Simpson and Toy Story’s Woody and Jessie.
The bride’s parents got into the spirit by arriving as the Julia Roberts from Pretty Woman and Richard Gere from An Officer and a Gentleman.
Other fancy dress outfits included Jim Carey from The Mask, Wolverine, Fred Flinstone, Batman and even a T-Rex from Jurassic Park.
The couple also had various film and TV props on display, including a Dalek, a Tardis and K9 the dog from Doctor Who.
The couple – who are Doctor Who superfans – chose a selection of props from the TV series for their big day, including a dalek and blue police box
The bride and groom chose their venue at Athelhampton House in honour of Doctor Who, after an episode was filmed there in the 1970s
Stacey said she was happy ‘everyone got into the spirit of things’, and said she ‘giggled’ all the way down the aisle looking at the sea of colour
Stacey insisted she and her new husband ‘were not strange people’ but just wanted to have a ‘different day’ that everyone would remember
One guest dressed as X-Men comic book character Wolverine enjoys a drink in the sunshine ahead of the wedding ceremony at Athelhampton House in Dorset
Other guests donned outfits from their favourite Disney movie Toy Story, with one dressed as cowboy Woody and the other cowgirl Jessie
Stacey, pictured here with husband Simon and one of the guests, said she wanted the day to be about more than ‘a pretty dress and a nice cake’
The couple, pictured here with their 100 wedding guests at Athelhampton House in Dorset said they were overjoyed with the costumes
Stacey called the big day ‘amazing’ and said ‘everyone got into the spirit of things’ at the unconventional wedding at Athelhampton House in Dorset
Stacey, who works at a solicitors, said she wanted the day to be extra special.
She said: ‘As I walked down the aisle and saw the sea of colour I just giggled all the way to the front.
‘We are not strange people but we are both a little bit different and wanted a day people would remember for more than a pretty dress or a nice cake.
A guest dressed up as a leprechaun snaps a picture of two guests in costumes of Prince Charming and Belle from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
The happy couple dressed as David Tennant’s Doctor Who and his sidekick Rose Tyler for their wedding, which they called ‘amazing’
Guests beamed as they walked into the venue in Dorset, dressed as a variety of on-screen characters including Jon Snow from Game of Thrones, Wolverine, Mary Poppins and the Cat in the Hat
Others donned unconventional wedding outfits for the big day, including one dressed as Harley Quinn, and another as Batman
And it was all yellow: Two guests dressed as their favourite characters from TV, Homer and Marge Simpson, pose for a photograph at the Police Box prop
Stacey said she had had ‘an amazing day’ with her friends and family (pictured here with Supergirl and Mary Poppins outside the venue)
Guests larked about in their costumes inside Athelhampton House, with one who dressed as a leprechaun making others laugh
‘There were so many great costumes and everybody got into the spirit of things.
Stacey added: ‘Both myself and Simon are big TV and Doctor Who fans so it was amazing to have a day like that.’
Other guests included Professor McGonagall from Harry Potter, Rey from Star Wars and the Cat in the Hat.
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