The Galaxy Britain Built is a feature documentary celebrating the British contribution to Star Wars
and the behind-the-scenes talent that helped bring the galaxy to life in 1977.
It also looks at how the British talent continues to be part of the Star Wars legacy to the present day.
Featuring rare BBC archive footage and never before told stories from a time when science fiction was an unfashionable choice at the box office, the film celebrates the creativity, ingenuity and enthusiasm of the British team who believed in the vision of creator George Lucas and helped make Star Wars the global phenomenon it became.
Presented by Star Wars super-fan David Whiteley, The Galaxy Britain Built highlights the hard work, dedication and modesty of the British talent who brought the galaxy to life.
The film premieres December 21st 2017 on BBC Four in the UK.
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