The climactic sixth episode of the Star Wars saga will be presented live in concert across the UK for the first time with a live symphony orchestra performing its iconic score live on the big screen.
Following on from the UK premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in London in October 2020, the concert will tour through November with dates in Nottingham, Liverpool, Cardiff, Sheffield, Bath, Manchester and Birmingham before finishing up in Glasgow.
The film will be projected onto a huge ultra-HD screen, whilst the symphony orchestra on stage bring to life the stunning music of Oscar winner, John Williams.
Since the release of the first movie nearly 40 years ago, the Star Wars saga has had a seismic impact on both cinema and culture, inspiring audiences around the world with its mythic storytelling, captivating characters, ground-breaking special effects and iconic music scores.
Return of the Jedi (1983) sees Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia and co. joined by Jabba the Hutt, Yoda and the Ewoks in an adventure across the galaxy as Darth Vader prepares to unleash the final blow to the Rebel Alliance.
Legendary composer Williams is well known for scoring all eight of the Star Wars saga films, beginning with 1977’s Star Wars: A New Hope for which he earned an Academy Award for Best Original Score. His scores for Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, and Star Wars: The Force Awakens each were nominated for Oscars for Best Original Score. Star Wars: The Last Jedi was released on December 15, 2017, and was the UK & Ireland’s biggest film of 2017. Star Wars Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker is released in the UK on 19th December 2019.