Ever watched all six movies in a row? Even for the most fervent of Star Wars devotees, one 794 minute session of galactic combat, epoch-defining characters, a green guy shooting first and something about the trade federation, can prove a colossal undertaking. Now, thanks to The Reduced Shakespeare Company’s Adam Long, you can watch all your favourite scenes in the space of twenty minutes. Star Wars…Shortened! will be the world's only fully authorised, comedic performance of all six films. "This is my boyhood dream” says Long. “In the space of twenty minutes I'm going to be Jabba the Hutt, Jar Jar Binks, Darth Vader and Anakin Skywalker".
Star Wars…Shortened! will be performed exclusively at London’s Criterion Theatre on August 17. The comedy will be broadcast on Sky Movies ahead of their Star Wars saga screenings which begin on Saturday August 26, culminating in the UK television premiere of Star Wars – Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith on September 30.
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