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Liam Neeson talked to Wynne Evans about 'Star Wars', 'Schindler's List' and his new film. Charlotte Green's Culture Club, Sunday 21 September 2014.
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Today Wynne Evans - sitting in for Charlotte Green - is joined by Hollywood superstar Liam Neeson who talks about his new film, A Walk Among the Tombstones and his varied career in particular his appearance in Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace and Schindler's List.
Neeson remembers seeing the original Star Wars for the first time in 1977 in Belfast.
"Outside Belfast was going through hell," he says. "There were armoured cars, there were shootings, there were bomb scares, everything was happening and yet inside, this cinema was packed with a whole cross section of Belfast - young kids, older people sitting glued to the screen, watching this phenomenon that Star Wars was...And then I found myself in it!"
Wynne also chats to Simon Callow about his classical music passions – and hears from trumpeter Alison Balsom, too.