This week’s show is largely a chat about the comparative lack of necessity for the Star Wars “Origins” movies, Rogue One and Solo.

Meanwhile, coming soon on BBC 1 is a new adaptation of H.G. Wells’ War of the Worlds. But of more immediate interest is whether Brian Terranova has experienced Jeff Wayne’s seminal concept album…

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There’s a new Star Wars movie out in December… but what the heck is going on with the other two films currently in production? In the past six months, both the Han Solo origin movie and Star Wars Episode 9 have lost their directors. How has this happened? Who is to blame? And is the Star Wars franchise struggling with the weight of expectation for these new movies?

Christian Cawley and James McLean mull over the facts.

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