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A Show To Shake The Stars

Dec 29, 2019

Before we move onto the Return of the Jedi radio drama, it’s time for a look back on Empire, with a retrospective episode. Here, Steve is joined by special guest Scott Alden for a spoiler filled chat about The Rise of Skywalker, before we move on to discuss our favourite and least favourite things about the Empire radio drama.

Steve & Scott discuss the amazing work that went into the Hoth battle in the episode ‘Fire & Ice’ as well as the great work the first few episodes of the radio drama does in establishing the tone for the story, as well as the really making you feel the cold of Hoth and the Rebel base.

We also talk about the struggle of adapting Darth Vader for radio, how John Lithgow does a fabulous job as Yoda and how Perry King could be a better Han Solo than Harrison Ford (I know).

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A Show to Shake the Stars will return very soon with our review of the first episode of the Return of the Jedi radio drama ‘Tatooine Haunts’ but in the meantime, May the force be with you!