Madame Tussauds

Artist Katie Ashton puts the final touch to Yodaís Madame Tussauds wax figure in an atmospheric recreation of his Dagobah swamp scene Madame Tussauds London have announced a new multi-million pound Star Wars experience in collaboration with Disney UK & Ireland and Lucasfilm. Revealed today were the first wax figure, Jedi Master Yoda, and the first of 11 immersive, walk-in scenes - an atmospheric recreation of Yodaís Dagobah swamp. The attraction confirmed that the 11 scenes will bring to life iconic moments from Star Wars 1-6 and feature 16 favourite heroes and villains. For further information please contact Amy Sadler, Amy Williams or Claudia Parker at freerange communications ñ amys@freerange.eu, 0207 402 9966 PR Handout - Free to use as editorial content only in connection with stories related to this release.  © Mikael Buck  http://www.mikaelbuck.com

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Artist Katie Ashton puts the finishing touches to the wax figure of Yoda as part of a new Star Wars experience at Madame Tussauds in London. The collaboration with Disney UK & Ireland and Lucasfilm will feature 11 walk-in scenes that will bring iconic moments from Star Wars films to life and feature 16 heroes and villains. 

Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama (R) standing alongside his Madame Tussauds wax double (L) at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. The Dalai Lama is on a national tour to Australia for ten days with events throughout the visit carrying the message "Beyond Religion; Ethics for a Whole World".

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The Dalai Lama (right), Tibet’s spiritual leader, stands alongside his Madame Tussauds wax double at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.