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'Star Wars': The Series' Most Underrated Characters

Over the course of seven films (so far) in the Star Wars franchise, there’s been a hell of a lot of characters bounding around the galaxy far, far away. With STAR WARS Identities: The Exhibition announced to be taking over The O2 from November 18 right through to September 2017 (Priority Tickets go on sale on Wednesday), we’ve compiled some of the most underrated characters to inhabit that distant space world. Beware, some spoilers.

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Favouritism: The Only Tweets 'Liked' By Liam Gallagher, Arctic Monkeys, Kanye West, Thom Yorke & More

Some musicians, like Ariana Grande, hand out tens of thousands of Twitter likes, perhaps as a way of showing thanks to their fans; others, like Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke, don’t like any tweets at all. But there’s a strange strain of big-name musicians who have only ever liked one tweet, from [a]Kanye West[/a] to [a]Arctic Monkeys[/a]. Read into their choices what you will.

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Which Star Wars Character Are You? Take Our Quiz And Find Out

Star Wars fans rejoice – the STAR WARS Identities: The Exhibition is taking up residence at The O2 from this November right through to next September and it gives you the opportunity to build your own character via 10 interactive experiences. It’s already visited Canada, France, Austria and Germany and it sounds like a don’t-miss day of fun and exploration. There’s 50 million different possibilities in the character that you’ll end up with so you’re basically guaranteed to get something completely unique to all your mates. Get your hands on Priority Tickets now so you don’t miss out.

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Conspiracy Theorists Think Donald Trump Might Be Andy Kaufman In Disguise

Imagine if Donald Trump wasn’t real. If he wasn’t really bidding to become the next American President. If all his hideous proclamations and morally reprehensible political and social statements were in fact an elaborate prank, being played by a disguised comedian. Well, since 2012, that precise argument has been gathering momentum among conspiracy theorists.

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Bon Iver’s Top Secret Berlin Show Proved The Next Step Is World Domination

From his delicate albums, his laidback appearances on stage with his close personal chum Kanye West – including during West’s Glastonbury headline spot in 2015 – and general low key cap-and-workwear-sporting demeanour, you’d think that Bon Iver mainman Justin Vernon would be pretty damn content with simply shuffling about, doing a gig here or there, and spending the rest of the time distilling his own whiskey or blending his own coffee out the back of a VW camper van.

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New Music Of The Day: Hooton Tennis Club - 'Katy-Anne Bellis'

Admit it, the last house party you hosted was a bit of a stinker. The music was probably a bit naff, the loo got blocked and someone definitely broke that mirror in your living room on purpose. Really then, you need to get yourself down to one of Hooton Tennis Club’s hedonistic living room ‘soirees’ by the looks of it.

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