Garth Marenghi's lab coat fetches £900 | Auction for Grenfell Tower victims

Garth Marenghi's lab coat fetches £900

Auction for Grenfell Tower victims

comedyThe auction of Dr Rick Dagless's lab coat from Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace has raised almost £1,000 for victims of Grenfell Tower.

It was one of  two of the coats e specially made for series creator Holness to wear in his guise as the schlocky horror writer’s TV alter-ego. The lot also included a name badge from Darkplace Hospital, as worn by the doctor.

Bidding closed on the the Authors For Grenfell Tower website last night, after reaching £900.

Meanwhile, a signed limited edition graphic novel of Tim Minchin’s beat poem Storm fetched £1,850.

Organisers said more than £150,000 had been pledged in total.

Other items included a Count Arthur Strong  script signed by Graham Linehan, which made £350; a signed copy of How Not To Be a Boy by Robert Webb which fetched £150 and 

A bid of £32,400 meant that a character in Philip Pullman’s next book will be named after a teenager feared dead in the inferno

Money raised will go to the British Red Cross London Fire Relief Fund

Published: 28 Jun 2017

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