08 Jul 2010

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Teenager ditches traditional prom gear for superhero fancy dress

A big-hearted teenager has shunned the opportunity of wearing a ballgown to her school leavers’ prom in favour of superhero fancy dress.

Jessica Pye, 16, will head to the St Robert of Newminster RC School prom this week in a Supergirl fancy dress outfit instead of a flowing frock in a bid to raise money for Help the Heroes.

She told the Sunderland Echo that she came up with the idea after seeing injured soldiers on the news

25 Apr 2010

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Runner in superhero fancy dress costume breaks marathon record

People wearing superhero fancy dress costumes are just as capable of superhuman feats as the characters they emulate, judging by Sunday’s London Marathon.

Jill Christie, a police officer from Brentford, pulled on a Supergirl fancy dress costume in order to set a world record on the streets of the capital.

She finished the race in an impressive time of three hours, eight minutes and 55 seconds in order to become the fastest