10 things we learned from the Star Wars Celebration

JJ Abrams and the cast of The Force Awakens revealed some incredible secrets

Today’s Star Wars Celebration –t aking place in Anaheim, California and streamed to cinemas around the world – has given us the long-awaited sight of a new trailer, new character details, clues to spot and enough droids trundling around on stage to make the most truculent inner child leap with joy.


Before the great unveiling of the teaser trailer…

…director J.J. Abrams led a cast composed of old stalwarts and new faces in a discussion of the film, and their favourite Star Wars memories.


So when the desert dust settled (from a new planet and not Tatooine, it turns out) what did we pick up from the event?