John Barrowman goes on Newcastle bar crawl after Comic Con appearance

John Barrowman went on a bit of a bar crawl of Newcastle on Saturday night, after meeting fans at day one of a Comic Con event in the city.

Former Doctor Who and Torchwood star John joined other stars like fellow Doctor Who alumni Jenna Coleman, Freema Agyeman and Arthur Darvill at the two day event at the Utilita Arena and, having wrapped on the first day of festivities, John seized the opportunity to immerse himself in the bright lights of Tyneside, with a trip to some of the haunts in Newcastte city centre's gay scene.

The former Dancing on Ice judge headed to the recently opened Rustys Showbar to catch performances from guest acts Louis Cyfer and Victoria Scone and performances from resident queens Plastiq and Gladys Duffy. John uploaded videos from his time in the Times Square bar on his Instagram story, with him also calling in for a few drinks at The Yard over the road, where he posed for a photo with drag host Danni Delonco.

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After his night on the tiles, John was back at the arena for more Comic Con action on Sunday, as more fans came through the doors to meet him and a line-up of stars that also included Red Dwarf's Craig Charles, world famous actor Warwick David, known for roles in Willow and Harry Potter and legendary wrestler The Million Dollar Man, Ted DiBiase.

While he was there, John met the family of 11-year-old Milo Browne, who suffers from an incredibly rare degenerative condition, that causes him to suffer from seizures and respiratory problems and he is unable to talk or eat, sit or stand without being fully supported.

John Barrowman out in Newcastle after Comic Con
John Barrowman out in Newcastle after Comic Con -Credit:Instagram

Getting involved in the fundraising efforts for Milo's Mission, the causes set up by the youngster's parents Stephen and Laura, John sold raffle tickets to Comic Con patrons, with Stephen describing him as "a saint" and, recalling something the actor said to him, added: "One thing that will always stay with me is that he said, 'you are not just a normal dad, you are special' and we will always be grateful for what he has done for us."