Spark of Rebellion, A Star Wars Show

Spark of Rebellion, A Star Wars Show
The weekly Star Wars show for casual fans and veteran lovers of a galaxy far, far away.

Rian Johnson and Harrison Ford on TRoS, Vader possibly returning and some sweet 4K blu ray cover art
Feb 15 • 27 min
Both Rian Johnson and Harrison Ford have given their thoughts on The Rise of Skywalker, according to a reliable source Vader could be coming back and the new artwork for the 4K blu ray releases are looking mighty fine. This is Spark of Rebellion, the…
The Clone Wars Returns with First Synopses, The Mandalorian Season 2 and that Abandoned George Lucas TV Show!
Feb 8 • 52 min
The Clone Wars return drops its first two episode synopses, Star Wars: Underworld test footage revealed and The Mandalorian season two air date update - plus, a deeper dive in to some new concept art from the original episode 9 ideas.
The Rise of Skywalker suffering on Rotten Tomatoes, A New Hope reference we all missed PLUS a sweet Star Wars themed mansion up for sale
Feb 1 • 56 min
There’s no let-up of Star Wars news which pushes our Discussion and Random Spotlight segments off the schedule but… we chat about Rotten Tomatoes, bringing back Ben Solo, the EPIV reference we all missed, Tarantino with the hump and that awesome SW themed…
New Clone Wars Trailer Review & Reaction, plus Taika Waititi?!
Jan 25 • 53 min
Just when you thought it was safe to take a break from a barrage of Star Wars news, Disney hits us hard with a new Clone Wars that raises a LOT of questions, plus is Taika Waititi lining up to direct something in a galaxy far, far away?
Jar Jar Binks Returns?! Plus, a Much Better Script for The Rise of Skywalker?
Jan 18 • 63 min
It’s a fun week this week as we discuss the abandoned Rise of Skywalker script, the possibility of Jar Jar Binks returning and whether or not fans still care about Star Wars.
Darth Revan is Canon! Plus, Fortnite’s Star Wars Exclusive and a Touching Tribute
Jan 11 • 62 min
We’re BACK after the holiday break and wow, what a couple of weeks for news it’s been since the release of The Rise of Skywalker. We have news of Darth Revan, the new Star Wars trilogy, a touching gesture from Disney/LucasFilm and so, so much more!
Our First Reactions & Review of The Rise of Skywalker!
Dec 21, 2019 • 67 min
It’s here! The Rise of Skywalker! We both caught midnight screenings and instantly got together to record our initial thoughts, gut feelings and our first review. There are SPOILERS in this episode so please, come back after you have seen the movie!
Leia’s CGI Free Appearance in Rise of Skywalker is “Shockingly Good”, John Boyega was “Iffy” about The Last Jedi and a Random Spotlight from Mandalore…
Dec 14, 2019 • 53 min
So, that there Finn just said that he felt “iffy” about The Last Jedi, apparently the CGI free appearance of Carrie Fisher in The Rise of Skywalker is THAT good and hey, let’s go to Mandalore…
EpIX posters, a follow up novel for Padmé, Rian Johnson getting bored and a sweet pair of Star Wars Bose headphones!
Dec 7, 2019 • 56 min
There’s plenty of EpIX posters doing the rounds and we recap a couple of IMAX and Real D 3D variants, “Pat Sharp’s Fun House” is making a return in the guise of Jedi Temple Challenge on Disney+, “Queens Peril” is the follow up novel for Padmé, Bose has…
J. J. on Leia’s upcoming scenes, new YA novel almost spoiled EPIX, new Mandalorian figure from Hot Toys and great news for fans of John Williams
Nov 30, 2019 • 28 min
A short one this week as Garry runs down the week in Star Wars news while Mark is on a well-earned break. J.J. Abrams mentions how well the scenes starring Carrie Fisher look in EPIX, the recently released Force Collector novel almost spoiled a big chunk…
Jon Favreau sticking around for more Star Wars, Dave Filoni is the go-to guy and the saga available in 4K
Nov 23, 2019 • 31 min
While Mark is away Garry puts out a news-only show to focus on the top stories from the past week: what to expect after The Rise of Skywalker, Jon Favreau being more involved in future Star Wars projects, Dave Filoni is the go-to guy for Kathleen Kennedy…
Carrie Fisher’s Rise of Skywalker Screen Time Revealed, Lucas is Apparently Back to “Fix It” and More in a Big Star Wars News Week!
Nov 16, 2019 • 41 min
Wow, this week is ALL about the news. As we ramp up to The Rise of Skywalker, rumours continue to swirl around the fate of the movie - is it really a “disaster”; will we see the midichlorians back in the fray; is Lucas back to “fix” it?!
Rey’s Time Loop, Jedi Origins and a Refreshing Opinion on Disney
Nov 9, 2019 • 41 min
This week we dive deep into a fan theory that Rey is actually stuck in a time loop and will be revealed as one of the saga’s most important yet least seen characters. Plus, Obi-Wan’s Uncle Owen is potentially cast and we learn a little more about Benioff…
TWO New Trailers, Benioff & Weiss Are Out and We Revisit an Iconic Star Wars Vehicle
Nov 2, 2019 • 73 min
Game of Thrones writers Benioff & Weiss are out of the Star Wars universe amid reports of creative unrest at Disney, plus we dig into two stunning new trailers from a galaxy far, far away…
Watch Party! Watch The Rise of Skywalker Final Trailer With Us!
Oct 26, 2019 • 56 min
The FINAL Skywalker saga trailer dropped this week to outstanding feedback so, join us as we welcome DJ Trev to the Spark of Rebellion cockpit and analyse every detail of the trailer - it’s a watch party, yo!
Rey’s Parents Are Who?! Plus an Admirable Star Wars Rant!
Oct 19, 2019 • 28 min
As we ramp up to Rise of Skywalker, of course no week would be complete without a new Rey/Palpatine/Luke theory - we dig into that plus chat through a stunning rant from Kanan Jarrus himself, Freddie Prinze Jr.!
Wedge Antilles Returns, Obi-Wan is the Chosen One?! Plus, all the New Books Hitting Shelves This Year from the Star Wars Galaxy
Oct 12, 2019 • 71 min
It’s rumoured that original trilogy favourite, Wedge Antilles will make a return in Rise of Skywalker but is this just pure speculation based on one book cover? Plus, is Obi-Wan really the chosen one and what can we expect to be reading from the Star Wars…
New “The Rise of Skywalker” character reveal, some sweet collectables at NYCC 2019 and Ray has repaired the Skywalker lightsaber.
Oct 5, 2019 • 30 min
It’s a shorter show this week with Mark out on business so Garry looks into Babu Frik, a range of awesome looking collectibles that were on show at New York Comic Con this year, a confirmation that Rey has repaired Luke’s lightsaber and a dive into the…
Marvel’s Move into The Galaxy with Kevin Feige? Plus, Triple Force Friday and a Deep-Dive Analysis of the New Rise of Skywalker Poster!
Sep 28, 2019 • 60 min
Rian Johnson offers an update on his trilogy, Kevin Feige is now working on a new Star Wars movie plus, we dive deep into the analysis of the new Rise of Skywalker poster and believe us, it’s a doozy filled with potential hints at the movie’s plot!
Leia is a Jedi?! Plus, Ewan McGregor’s Lightsaber Skills Never Left and is Galaxy’s Edge about to Close?!
Sep 21, 2019 • 55 min
As we ramp up to The Rise of Skywalker, theories are landing thick and fast but this week, we’ve heard a rumour about something that we feel may have some merit and that could be really rather great if executed properly. Plus, Ewan McGregor shows his…
Force Ghost Fights in Rise of Skywalker, the Jet Trooper, Legends characters in The Mandalorian and more….
Sep 14, 2019 • 62 min
As The Rise of Skywalker approaches, we discuss the apparent cancellation of a panel by Disney that was set to feature two potentially spoiler packed Star Wars veterans. Plus, the new Jet Trooper gets some analysis and what about some Star Wars sneakers?!
We’re back in the hot seat this week to talk gaming news, Rise of Skywalker chat and another droid for the Random Spotlight.
Sep 7, 2019 • 53 min
We’re back in the hot seat this week to talk gaming news, Rise of Skywalker chat and another droid for the Random Spotlight. Lot’s of gaming news this week along with the David Prowse Documentary trailer. The epic saga wrap up trailer from D23 had us…
When is the Obi-Wan Kenobi Series Set? What Will We See, is Ashoka Back and More…
Aug 31, 2019 • 32 min
This episode, Mark dives deep into his thoughts on the new Obi-Wan Kenobi TV show, covering when the Obi-Wan Kenobi series is set, characters from the canon that we may see again and storylines that we might see - including one Darth Vader.
Rey CANNOT Be Set For This, Can She? Plus… is Galaxy’s Edge under threat of closure?
Aug 24, 2019 • 52 min
This episode we discuss Rey’s destiny through the lens of an either crazy or genius theory and dig into whether the reports of Galaxy’s Edge being doomed for closure have any credibility or not. Plus, our favourite Rebel features in the Random Spotlight…
Ewan McGregor back as Obi-Wan! All the movies being re-released on blu ray, Rian Johnson not using any “legacy” characters and some sweet books out in Nov.
Aug 17, 2019 • 24 min
Already own the Star Wars movies on multiple formats? Well get ready to double (or triple)-dip as all the moves (including Rogue One and Solo) will be getting a re-release later this year with new cover art. Rian Johnson has been chatting some more…
The Rise of Finn?!… plus Mark Hamill looks, erm, “nice” in this new figurine and what about that Y-Wing?!
Aug 10, 2019 • 47 min
With The Rise of Skywalker only a few months out, now, rumours are rife and once more we dissect yet another Jedi-based theory, this time positing Finn’s place in the Force. Plus, we look at the wonderfully old school Y-Wing and an endearing little moment…
The TIE Dagger Makes it’s Debut… plus Force flash fights and Dooku’s curved end!
Aug 3, 2019 • 45 min
This episode is a doozy of news from The Rise of Skywalker including Force flash fights, the new TIE Dagger and the guy in pink shorts from A New Hope. Yep! Plus, we take a look at Dooku’s unique lightsaber and discuss whether or not those rumoured Force…
Ren, Kylo Ren… Is Ben Solo Undercover?!…. plus something really cool from Del Rey!
Jul 27, 2019 • 53 min
With The Rise of Skywalker only months away, speculation is rife and one theory posits that Kylo Ren, aka Ben Solo, has been undercover with knowledge of the Emperor’s return for years. It’s an interesting theory and certainly something to get your teeth…
Disney game licensing, our top 3 Star Wars games ever and an old quirky gaming gem…
Jul 20, 2019 • 69 min
Our guest host this week is our friend and Patron Tom Tate. Tom is a huge Star Wars and gaming fan so we cram as much gaming stuff in as we can. The Mandalorian has already been green-lit for a second season, Disney hires ex-Playstation portfolio exec as…
Sith Troopers, Good Bad or Ugly?… plus, Rise of the Resistance and more!
Jul 13, 2019 • 52 min
This week, Disney revealed a brand new stormtrooper, the “Sith Trooper” and while they look menacing and curious, do we really care that much?! Course we do, but we have our reservations! Plus, Rise of the Resistance is set to open at Galaxy’s Edge and…
What Has Snoke Been Upto?… plus new droids in Battlefront 2 and the man behind the furry mask!
Jul 6, 2019 • 51 min
In this episode we dig into what that pesky menace Snoke was up to during Return of the Jedi, look at the man behind the furry mask of Chewy and send some love straight into the shields of the beloved Droidekas, now available in Battlefront 2! Links from…
Jedi: Fallen Order Extended Gameplay Review & Mark Hamill is DONE?!… plus the weirdest Star Wars furniture and did Vader let those pesky Rebels escape on purpose?!
Jun 29, 2019 • 56 min
Jedi: Fallen order reveals a huge gameplay demo, Vader let those Rebel go (maybe, yay, nay?!) and the weirdest Star Wars armchair you’ve ever seen. Seriously, it’s super weird looking.
Comic-Con 2019 Star Wars Toys & the Prequels’ CGI plus… the buns of Navarone and the toils of the creator!
Jun 22, 2019 • 45 min
This year’s San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) is upon us shortly and as ever, collectables and toys take centre stage in certain parts of geekdom. But what can we expect from this year’s con? Plus, Carrie Fisher’s hair nickname, the prequels are given their due…
Galaxy’s Edge Code Words plus… LEGO Star Wars is BACK and what about that Rian Johnson Trilogy?
Jun 15, 2019 • 47 min
News, reviews, discussion and random spotlights from a galaxy far, far away - perfect for casual and veteran fans alike!
Exclusive “Inside Star Wars” Interview… plus Padawan hair braids, cooking on a Pod-Racer and Rey’s old man!
Jun 8, 2019 • 65 min
This episode features something a little special, an interview with the creator of “Inside Star Wars”, the audio drama podcast that tells the story of George Lucas, Carrie Fisher and the stars you’ve come to know and love during the time of the making of…
An Obi-Wan Kenobi TV Show?… plus, Knights of the Old Republic movies, pod-racing and Jedi Fallen Order!
Jun 1, 2019 • 55 min
Is an Obi-Wan Kenobi TV show landing on Disney+? If so, where would it be set within the Star Wars chronology? Argh!
The Rise of Skywalker Behind the Scenes, Blue Milk, Happy Birthday George Lucas… plus Our Fave Random Facts from The Phantom Menace!
May 25, 2019 • 55 min
This week, we wish The Creator himself George Lucas a very happy birthday, dig into the randomness of the famous blue milk, reveal our favourite random The Phantom Menace Facts and dive deep into the Vanity Fair behind-the-scenes images from The Rise of…
Game of Thrones Writers’ Star Wars Trilogy plus… happy 20th birthday, the Phantom Menace, Galaxy’s Edge travel and John Williams!
May 18, 2019 • 58 min
This week, Benioff and Weiss confirmed as being at the helm of the next Star Wars trilogy, fresh off the back of Game of Thrones’ big finale, plus John Williams has scored 25 minutes of The Rise of Skywalker and likes what he’s seen of the early cut.…
George Lucas Writing The Rise of Skywalker… plus Mr. Bones and New Movie Dates!
May 11, 2019 • 60 min
In this episode we discuss George Lucas writing credit on the Rise of Skywalker along with EA re-release of some old school Star Wars video games, the announcement of new movie release dates and a very special random spotlight featuring our B-1 battle…
A Life Sized Darth Vader… plus Master & Apprentice Review (part two) and GONK (GNK Droid)!!
May 4, 2019 • 49 min
Hello there, this is Spark of Rebellion, the weekly Star Wars podcast for casual fans and veterans alike. We are your hosts, Garry and Mark and every single Saturday we release a brand new episode bringing you Star Wars news, reviews & discussion, our…
What Do We Want from The Rise of Skywalker… plus Master & Apprentice Review (part one) and Jocasta Nu!
May 4, 2019 • 54 min
Hello there, this is Spark of Rebellion, the weekly Star Wars podcast for casual fans and veterans alike. We are your hosts, Garry and Mark and every single Saturday we release a brand new episode bringing you Star Wars news, reviews & discussion, our…
The Best Music in the Star Wars Universe… plus The Rise of Skywalker and the Malachor Sith Temple!
May 4, 2019 • 41 min
Hello there, this is Spark of Rebellion, the weekly Star Wars podcast for casual fans and veterans alike. We are your hosts, Garry and Mark and every single Saturday we release a brand new episode bringing you Star Wars news, reviews & discussion, our…
The Best Star Wars Character Is… plus Queen’s Shadow (book review) and Sabé’s Awesomeness
May 4, 2019 • 50 min
Hello there, this is Spark of Rebellion, the weekly Star Wars podcast for casual fans and veterans alike. We are your hosts, Garry and Mark and every single Saturday we release a brand new episode bringing you Star Wars news, reviews & discussion, our…
Spark of Rebellion, A Star Wars Show - What to Expect and Why You Should Listen! [Trailer]
May 3, 2019 • 1 min
Hello there, this is Spark of Rebellion, the weekly Star Wars podcast for casual fans and veterans alike. We are your hosts, Garry and Mark and every single Saturday we release a brand new episode bringing you Star Wars news, reviews & discussion, our…