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BBC newsreaders dress as a Stormtrooper and Boba Fett

November 8th, 2013 by Edwin Torres Jr Comments

BBC newsreaders Alex Lovell and David Garmston dressed up as a Stormtrooper and Boba Fett last night ahead of open auditions for Star Wars: Episode VII being held in Bristol today.

Lovell and Garmston were presenting an item for BBC Points West, the BBC’s local news outlet for the west of the UK.

The picture above was posted on BBC Points West’s Facebook page.

For details on the auditions click here or watch the video below.

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