‘May the 4th be with you’: Star Wars legend shout out to Norfolk

Brian Herring (pictured) is known for his work in Star Wars. Picture: Screenshot from Brian Herring

Brian Herring (pictured) is known for his work in Star Wars. Picture: Screenshot from Brian Herring video - Credit: Archant

The puppeteer who played BB-8 has recorded a video for a Norfolk pub in celebration of Star Wars day.

Brian Herring, who puppeteered the galactic rolling robot BB-8 in the Star Wars sequel has said 'May the 4th be with you' to the Bridge Inn, in Acle.

In the 12-second video clip, Herring addressed fans in Norfolk as well as the Bridge Inn.

He said: 'Hey everybody from the Bridge Inn in Norfolk.

'I'm Brian Herring I puppeteered BB-8 in the Star Wars sequel trilogy and I just wanted to say May the 4th be with you.'

Acle Bridge Inn, Acle Bridge. The pub viewed from the bridge next to the River Bure.Pub of the week.

Acle Bridge Inn, Acle Bridge. The pub viewed from the bridge next to the River Bure.Pub of the week.Picture: James Bass - Credit: James Bass


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Mark Coleman who works at the pub said there was 'No better day for it - It's May 4th. It is amazing he did a shout out video for the Acle Bridge Inn.

Star Wars day celebrates George Lucas' creation of the science fiction film. It was celebrated for the first time in 2011.

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