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Star Wars' John Boyega and Daisy Ridley make Children in Need cameo for very special reason

Chris Edwards
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From Digital Spy

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker duo Daisy Ridley and John Boyega made a special appearance on Children in Need tonight (November 15).

The actors, who play Rey and Finn respectively, appeared in a video message together to tell viewers about a special fundraising project for the charity.

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They revealed that YouTuber and inventor Colin Furze had been set the challenge to build a life-sized replica of Luke Skywalker's Landspeeder, as seen in A New Hope.

In 2016, Colin made a massive AT-AT Walker, and in 2017, he built an impressive replica of Kylo Ren's TIE Silencer.

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Now, with the help of some young Padawans, and only using materials bought from eBay, Colin was able to complete Luke's Landspeeder and present it live on Children in Need.

With Colin at the wheel, the finished product hovered across the stage (not literally) in front of presenters Graham Norton and Mel Giedroyc. C-3PO, R2-D2 and BB-8 were also present, naturally.

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Most importantly, the Landspeeder is now available for Star Wars fans to bid for it on eBay, with all proceeds going to Children in Need.

You can start bidding for it right here!

Don't forget that you can still donate to Children in Need by visiting the website, or calling 0345 7 33 22 33. To donate £10 text the word DONATE to 70410, to donate £20 text DONATE to 70420 or to donate £30 text DONATE to 70430.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has a release date of Thursday, December 19 in the UK and Friday, December 20 in the US.

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