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Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Saturday 6th July | Doors: 20:45 |Film Starts: 21:00

1980| U | 122mins

Discover the conflict between good and evil in the electrifying Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back in the Planetarium at We The Curious. Start your journey in the Space Gallery, discovering what life is really like for astronauts, before taking your seats for a rare screening of this iconic film.

After the destruction of the Death Star, Imperial forces continue to pursue the Rebels. After the Rebellion’s defeat on the ice planet Hoth, Luke journeys to the planet Dagobah to train with Jedi Master Yoda, who has lived in hiding since the fall of the Republic. In an attempt to convert Luke to the dark side, Darth Vader lures young Skywalker into a trap in the Cloud City of Bespin.


THE FULL TRILOGY: Fancy a marathon? Purchase a combined ticket to all three films here. (tickets for single films can be purchased below)



  • Doors for this event will open at 20:45. The film will commence with a short talk at approximately 21:00. The event will conclude at approximately 23:00.
  • Cinema snacks and a selection of drinks will be available to purchase from the bar at the start of the film. Please avoid consuming external food in the Planetarium.
  • The Planetarium is suitable for disabled access, however we do ask any guests who have accessibility queries or concerns to contact us.
  • This film is rated PG
  • This film will be screened without subtitles.
  • For more information, please refer to our FAQ section or Contact Us.


Cast: Mark Hamill | Harrison Ford | Carrie Fisher | Alec Guinness

Director:               Irvin Kershner

Producer:             Gary Kurtz

Screenwriters: Leigh Bracket | Lawrence Kasdan

© 1980 and 1997 Lucasfilm Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

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