The red carpet was rolled out at the Royal Albert Hall on 12 December 2017 for the European Premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, featuring a spectacular entrance paying tribute to the heroic Resistance and the evil First Order.

Creating the stunning set took almost five days, with workers battling the weekend’s wind and snow to get the entrance for the stars ready in time.

Check out this timelapse covering the installation, testing and completion of one of the most awe-inspiring transformations our building’s exterior has ever seen: