Darth Vader Returns as Safety-Aware Human Pensioner Dave Prowse

By Gary Cutlack on at

The fuss surrounding the original Star Wars crew hasn't escaped the attention of insurer More Than, which has signed up Dave Prowse, the physical presence of Darth Vader, to star in its latest series of safety adverts.

Prowse is reprising his Green Cross Man superhero role for the ads, which originally taught the innocent children of the 1970s and 1980s how to not get squashed by an Austin Allegro while crossing the road to get an ice cream. Here he is now:

This time Prowse is warning adults to look up from their phones every once in a while, to avoid getting squished by a cyclist while crossing the road to "grab" a coffee. But the message is the same. Use the Green Cross Code, or stay at home on the internet and have everything delivered. [YouTube via More Than]