Wednesday night was London’s movie event of the year as Star Wars: The Force Awakens came to the Leicester Square Empire. The area was buzzing with superfans, Stormtroopers and even the odd Jawa but the question on everyone’s lips was the same: is it any good?

We captured the reactions of the chosen few – those with a golden ticket to the 6.45pm UK premiere. From the little boy championing female Stormtroopers to the guy seeing it three times in 24 hours – these are the very first members of the general public to see JJ Abrams’ new movie. Here’s what they thought.