Wed, 27 Dec|
STAR WARS VS WAR OF THE WORLDS
December 27th is the 40th anniversary of the UK release of Star Wars, and to mark this special event we're doing a whole day featuring not only original radio dramatisations of the original trilogy (starring cast members from the films), but combining it with our annual War of The Worlds fest.
Time & Location
27 Dec 2017, 10:00 – 28 Dec 2017, 02:00
About The Event
Expect radio dramatisations of Star Wars A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, Orson Welles' War of the Worlds, a 1971 version of War of the Worlds and Radio One's awesome Independence Day UK. Plus a documentary on the impact of Orson's original broadcast, along with music from the Star Wars films and Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds.
The schedule is looking like this:
10am. Start and intros.
10.30am Star Wars: A New Hope
3:30pm: Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
7.00pm: BRS Science Fiction special, featuring Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds
10pm: Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
1230pm: Orson Welles 1938 War of the Worlds
01.30am: The Night America Panicked (awesome documentary with eye witness accounts of what happened when Orson's production went out)