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Last Updated: Tuesday May 17 2005 09:05 GMT

In pictures: Episode III UK premiere

Fans of Star Wars in Leicester Square
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Fans of Star Wars braved the rain on Monday to see the stars at the UK premiere of Revenge of the Sith.
Crowds in Leicester Square
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Thousands of fans waited in London's Leicester Square to see the people behind the last ever film in the saga, Star Wars Episode III.
Darth Vader and Stormtroopers
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Unless you've been living under a space rock for the last month, you'll know the new film is all about this man - Darth Vader.
Hayden Christensen
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Perhaps Hayden Christensen should have kept his Darth Vader costume for the premiere - it might have kept him dry!
A Star Wars poster is set on fire
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At one point a Star Wars poster outside the cinema was set on fire - on purpose, thankfully.
Christopher Lee, Hayden Christense, Rick McCallum, Peter Mayhew, Ian McDiarmid, Kenny Baker, Ewan McGregor and George Lucas
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Christopher Lee (Count Dooku), Hayden Christensen (Anakin Skywalker), Rick McCallum (Producer), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), Ian McDiarmid (Palpatine), Kenny Baker (R2-D2), Ewan McGregor (Obi-Wan Kenobi) and George Lucas (director).
Star Wars creator George Lucas.
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And here's the man who made it all happen - Star Wars creator, writer and director of four of the six films George Lucas.


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