Everyone has heard of the Star Wars villain Darth Vader, but people may not be so familiar with the story of the man behind the mask – 6ft 7″ bodybuilder, Dave Prowse MBE.

Straight from the Force’s Mouth takes readers behind the scenes of Star Wars and documents how this extraordinary man took on the role of George Lucas’ menacing character to create one of the most iconic villains in cinema history. Dave’s initmate memoirs also recount his journey from disadvantaged child and poor student to champion weightlifter and international film star. His story is one of determination and hard work and explains how he overcame many setbacks to achieve success and global recognition.

For your chance to win a copy of the book, signed by Dave Prowse himself, fill in the form below, answering the following question: What was the name of the road safety character that Dave Prowse portrayed on UK TV in the 1970s?

If you want to find more about what Dave’s doing now, why not check out his Official website and Facebook page

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED. Congratulations to Mark Palmer and Graeme Jarrod who both won copies of the autobiography.

Competition closes at 2pm on Friday 24 August. Terms and conditions apply.

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