Southbank Centre’s Book Podcast: Anthony Daniels – My Life as C-3PO

As part of the London Literature Festival on Sunday, October 27th 2019, Anthony Daniels was interviewed by Brian Herring (BB-8) about his new book, I Am C-3PO: The Inside Story. Hear the highlights from that interview.

Star Wars actor Anthony Daniels joins puppeteer and actor Brian Herring to reflect on his time playing one of the most famous droids in cinematic history. Recorded at London Literature Festival, this podcast sees Daniels discuss his new book I Am C-3PO – The Inside Story, a memoir of both himself and his best known role.

Daniels talks of his approach to writing the book and his childhood want to be an actor, before going on to discuss his role in the Star Wars films. Hear about the difficulties of honing the character of a droid whose expression never changed, the challenges of working with non-speaking robot co-stars, and incredibly enthusiastic directors alike, and how he feels about the potential end of Star Wars.

I Am C-3PO: The Inside Story by Anthony Daniels is out now and available wherever books are sold. Happy listening!