Kiran Shah has been a hobbit in Lord Of The Rings and an Ewok in Star Wars.  Now the veteran stuntman  has become the world’s smallest wingwalker.  The 1.2m (4ft 1in) star braved speeds of 120mph at 300m (1,000ft) after being strapped to a 1940s Boeing Spearman biplane for the ten-minute stunt.

‘It was great, I loved it but next time I’ll pick a warmer day,’ said the Kenyan-born performer.  

Mary Oladapo, representing Guinness World Records, said: ‘Kiran once again proves that size isn’t everything – even the smallest of people can achieve the greatest of things.’  More