|Publisher:||National Public Radio|
|Author:||Brian Daley; John Madden|
|Next:||The Empire Strikes Back|
Star Wars: The Original Radio Drama was a radio dramatization, which adapted the 1977 film Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, which was known as just simply Star Wars at the time. It was a six and 1/2 hour program, which consisted of thirteen chapters. It was originally broadcast by National Public Radio in 1981 as part of their NPR Playhouse programming block. It was later published by HighBridge Audio. The program was directed by John Madden and adapted for radio by Brian Daley.
- 1 Publisher's summary
- 2 Appearances
- 3 Notes & Trivia
- 4 See also
- 5 External Links
Notes & Trivia
- Elements of the radio dramatization that is identical to material presented in the movie is considered part of the official Star Wars canon, whereas material that is unique to the dramatization is considered part of the original "Expanded Universe" and is not considered canon.
- The NPR radio drama included material that were cut scenes from the original movie, including sequences involving Luke Skywalker's friends on Tatooine.