Derry Haloween: The man behind Ninja Turtles and Lego Men

A Derry man who has been producing some of the best Halloween costumes in Derry for more than twenty years has been filmed for a locally made documentary on the festival.

Mark David Doherty who has been behind much photographed costumes including Ninja Turtles, Oompa Loompas and more recently Lego Man spoke to Deborah Boyle about his life long obsession with all things Halloween.

Macabre clowns gather for Halloween in Derry 2013. Picture Margaret McLaughlin.

Macabre clowns gather for Halloween in Derry 2013. Picture Margaret McLaughlin.

“We’ve all had to cut back in the last couple of years because the costumes are such a big committment,” he said.

“They take over a month to make and that’s working on them every single night.”

You can rent or buy Deborah Boyle’s Halloween Town film at https://vimeo.com/ondemand/halloweentown

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