Fair's Christmas invader
Christmas shoppers risked being "exterminated" when a Dalek invaded a town centre.
Cyclists, youngsters and shoppers could not believe their eyes when the life-sized, fully working Doctor Who alien showed up in West Street, Dorking.
Exterminator: Elsie the Dalek
Elsie the Dalek was out and about on Saturday as part of a charity fundraiser.
The Dalek was star of the show in the Mole Valley Christmas fair at the United Reformed Church (URC) in West Street.
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The machine is the work of sci-fi fanatic Chris Ore, who built it from scratch complete with a voice modulator, a sink plunger for a weapon and flashing lights taken from a Mini Cooper.
Mr Ore, who has also built a life-sized Tardis in his back garden, joked: "We went out into the street, harassing people, which is what we do best, by saying "exterminate", but it was a bit of fun.
"People were asking all sorts of questions about it, like is it a real one, did you get it from the BBC?"
Ted Bellingham, URC fundraiser, said he was thrilled to have Elsie as guest at the event.
He said: "It was an actual Doctor Who Dalek and you could sit inside it.
"It went out into West Street saying "exterminate" and scared some of the teenagers. They wondered what was going on."
People paid money to have their photographs taken with it to raise money for the British Heart Foundation.
Some 15 charities took part in the fair and £2,000 was raised for good causes.
The event, which ran from 10am to 3pm, also helped to raise money for the BMK School in south east Uganda.