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Rest in peace Tommy Weldin

Tommy Weldin, the actor behind A New Hope character Gela Yeens, has passed away.
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Filming Star Wars: Very rare Star Wars 8mm footage from 1976

Watch rare Tunisian footage from the filming of Star Wars in 1976.

Visit the Star Wars locations of Death Valley

Take a look at the Death Valley locations of the original trilogy.
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Cannonball Run blooper-filled style Star Wars end credits

When the Cannonball Run met Star Wars.

Star Wars in the UK: 27th December 1977

Look back to the December of 1977 and Leicester Square as Star Wars arrives.

Mark Hamill on Hand Solo: “Other than this moment, we hardly ever held hands”

Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford held hands for good reason while making Star Wars.
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Star Wars: Special Edition: Docking Bay 94 Boba Fett bluescreen shoot

Watch Mark Austin film his scenes as Boba Fett in the Star Wars: Special Edition.

RIP Penny McCarthy

A New Hope performer and production assistant Penny McCarthy has passed away.

The Drive-In Festival: Secret Cinema presents A New Hope

Secret Cinema bring us the Drive-In Festival at Goodwood and 5 screenings of A New Hope.

Mark Hamill on a famous ad lib: “George let me keep the line”

Mark Hamill looks back to his time on the Death Star in the armour of an Imperial Stormtrooper.

NASA commemorate the 43rd anniversary of A New Hope

Take a look at this NASA image of the area where A New Hope was filmed.

BBC World Service: Living With Star Wars

Take a listen to Living With Star Wars on BBC World Service.

Why The Mandalorian looks and feels so familiar

The Mandalorian reuses classic elements from A New Hope.

Why was Star Wars ‘secret weapon’ lost in history?

Look at the life of Ashley Boone Jr., the most influential man behind the scenes of A New Hope that you've likely never heard of.

Star Wars opened in the UK this day, 1977

Star Wars - later known as A New Hope - opened here in the UK on 27th December 1977.

Mark Hamill: Alec Guinness “Had the Patience of a Saint”

Mark Hamill remembers the patience of Sir Alec Guinness.
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Tom Chantrell – The Man Behind the ‘Star Wars’ Poster (1977)

Tom Chantrell - The Man Behind the 'Star Wars' Poster (1977), a new documentary on the man behind the classic UK Quad poster.

A classic moment from A New Hope tweaked on Disney Plus

Greedo goes Maclunkey - the classic Han vs Greedo scene from A New Hope is changed again.

George Lucas approves a screening of the original Star Wars

The original version of A New Hope was screened at last weeks Galactic Innovations event alongside Rogue One.

Galactic Innovations: Star Wars and Rogue One live stream, 27th June 2019

Watch the Galactic Innovations: Star Wars and Rogue One: One live stream.

Autographing the Galaxy: Miki Herman and David Beasley

Private signings are underway for production assistant Miki Herman and model maker David Beasley.

Rivoli Ballroom showing the original trilogy August 2019

The Rivoli Ballroom are showing the original Star Wars trilogy.

Galactic Innovations: Star Wars and Rogue One: 27th June 2019

Galactic Innovations: Star Wars and Rogue One: One night only, Samuel Goldwyn Theater, 27th June 2019.

Carrie Fisher explaining Star Wars on Nationwide back in 1977

Watch Carrie Fisher explain just why Star Wars was the magical concoction we've grown to love over the past 40+ years.

Hotel Sidi Idriss asks for fans help

The iconic Hotel Sidi Idriss needs your help.

The Phantom Menace 20th Anniversary: Travelling to Tatooine

Ahead of Episode IX, Sander De Lange takes us on a trip back to Tatooine and the real-world locations of Tunisia.

Star Wars and Temple of Doom scriptwriter Gloria Katz has passed away

Gloria Katz, script doctor of A New Hope and screenwriter of Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, has passed away.

Extra tickets available for A New Hope: In Concert

Extra tickets have been made available for A New Hope: In Concert at the Royal Albert Hall.
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Was a KFC bucket used for the escape pod in A New Hope?

Was a KFC bucket really used in the building of the escape pod from A New Hope? Read on....

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