If the Cabinet were Star Wars characters

After George Osborne's photo-op with R2D2, Radio Times imagines what politicians would look like in a galaxy far, far away

It’s been a busy day for George Osborne. Not only did he announce that the first Star Wars spin-off film would be shot at Pinewood Studios next year, he met the film star/wheelie bin R2D2. To celebrate, here are what a few more members of the Cabinet would look like if they served in the Galactic Senate rather than Parliament.


Prime Minister David Cameron – Luke Skywalker

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg – Lando Calrissian

Home Secretary Theresa May – Leia Organa

Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove – Darth Vader

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne – C3PO

Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander – R2D2

Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills Vince Cable – Yoda