Next month, the largest UK Star Trek convention in over a decade will take place, as Destination Star Trek beams down to London‘s ExCeL Centre from October 19th through the 21st.
The massive celebrity guest list includes William Shatner, Patrick Stewart, Avery Brooke, Kate Mulgrew, Scott Bakula, Brent Spiner, Walter Koenig, J.G. Hertzler, Robert O’Reilly, Dominic Keating, Connor Trinnear, Robin Curtis, Casey Biggs, Denise Crosby, John de Lancie, Alice Krige, Rene Auberjonis, Nana Visitor, Ronald D. Moore, Ira Steven Behr, Brannon Braga, Michael Dorn, and several more.
Tickets start at £29 for standard entry and go up to Silver, Gold, Platinum and VIP packages.
More information in the press release below.
DESTINATION STAR TREKTM LONDON 2012 ANNOUNCES UK’S BIGGEST STAR TREK LINEUP IN OVER A DECADE
Celebrities, Writers, Producers and Guests gather for the inaugural Destination Star Trek consumer event in London this October!
The eagerly anticipated Destination Star Trek London today unveiled the full and final line-up of guests to include two more Captains Sean Kenney (Captain Pike), and Tricia O’Neil (Captain Garrett), as well as World renowned Michael Dorn (Klingon Worf), Andrew Robinson (Elim Garak) and many more legendary guests, for the debut show set for the 19th – 21st October 2012 at London‘s ExCeL Centre.
Sean Kenney (Captain Pike) and Tricia O’Neil (Captain Garrett) will join fellow Captains William Shatner (Captain Kirk – Star Trek: The Original SeriesTM), the UK’s Sir Patrick Stewart (Captain Picard – Star Trek: The Next GenerationTM), Avery Brooks (Captain Sisko – Star Trek: Deep Space NineTM), Kate Mulgrew (Captain Janeway – Star Trek: VoyagerTM) and Scott Bakula (Captain Archer – Star Trek: EnterpriseTM), to form the largest gathering of Star Trek Captains at any event in the UK ever!
Additional guests also confirmed today include: Andrew Robinson who played Elim Garak in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine; Marianna Hill (Dr Helen Noel) who appeared in the Star Trek: The Original Series episode, “Dagger of the Mind”; Bobby Clark who played the Gorn in the Star Trek classic “The Arena”,”Gunsmoke”; David Warner an English actor who has appeared in two Star Trek movies and a two-part episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation as Chancellor Gorkon; Carolyn Seymour, Commander Toreth in Star Trek: The Next Generation; as well a much loved Star Trek actor, having made over 281 appearances as Worf in Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Michael Dorn.
Young cast members also attending include: Cirroc Lofton who played Jake Sisko, the son of Captain Benjamin Sisko, the youngest regular cast member of the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine series, and Daniel Stewart, who played Batai, the son of Captain Picard in the alternate reality episode “The Inner Light” and is the real-life son of Patrick Stewart.
These fantastic names join the already epic bill, which boasts the likes of Emmy Award-winning producer and screenwriter Ronald D. Moore of Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager series, and Brent Spiner, who played the android Data in Star Trek: The Next Generation announced earlier this month.
Other confirmed guests include: Rene Auberjonois, Nana Visitor, JG Hertzler, Robert O’Reilly, Gwyneth Walsh, Tricia O’Neil, Sean Kenney, Walter Koenig, Arlene Martel, Connor Trinneer, Dominic Keating, Chase Masterson, Robin Curtis, Jeffrey Combs, Casey Biggs, John de Lancie, Denise Crosby, Martha Hackett, Marc Alaimo, Alice Krige, Eddie Paskey and Manu Intiraymi.
This incredible line-up will showcase a who’s who of the Start Trek franchise, offering a once in a lifetime chance for fans of the TV series and movies to be in the company of some of their most iconic screen heroes under one roof, making Destination Star Trek London the biggest gathering of Star Trek celebrities, writers and producers the UK has seen in over a decade.
Each of the celebrities and guests will be onsite during the course of the three day event, offering talks, photo and autograph signing sessions. The captains will also be participating in an Opening Ceremony talk, the first time in Europe that all five TV Captains have appeared on stage together, which will give fans the opportunity to ask questions directly.
Other exciting features at the event include: further picture and autograph opportunities, a replica set from the Star Trek series, a unique Star Trek Museum, Klingon workshops, stunt demonstrations, costume displays and lots more!
Visitors to the event who come in dressed as their favourite Star Trek characters will also be able to take part in our daily Costume Parades. Entrants will be judged in a variety of categories by our V.I.P judging panel for a chance to win prizes.
Two exclusive parties are also planned for the Friday and Saturday nights, taking place at the ExCeL with entertainment included so there’s something for everyone who attends. The Klingon Monster Ball (Friday 19th Oct) will feature live music with JG Hertzler and Robert O’Reilly, blood wine and a host of Klingons to celebrate the first day of the event.
Saturday night’s party will mark the 25th Anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation in association with SFX Magazine. The party will feature Chase Masterson (Bajoran Dabo Leeta – Star Trek: Deep Space Nine), Dominic Keating (Reed, Enterprise) and more!
Whether you’re a dedicated follower of the Star Trek series since it began, or just curious about the Star Trek universe, there will be something for everyone at this year’s show!
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