TV Preview: The War of the Worlds
Eleanor Tomlinson and Rafe Spall star in this HG Wells adaptation, this time set in the Edwardian period.
Mammoth Screen-BBC One 2019
Dir Craig Viveiros
With Eleanor Tomlinson, Rafe Spall, Robert Carlyle, Rupert Graves
This thrilling three-part series, written by Peter Harness (Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, Doctor Who), offers a series of firsts: this is the first British television adaptation of HG Wells’ classic novel, and the first version to be set in London and the home counties during the Edwardian period. The War of the Worlds follows George (Spall) and his partner Amy (Tomlinson) as they attempt to defy society and start a life together. When they are caught up in the escalating terror of an alien invasion, they have to fight for their lives against an enemy beyond their comprehension...
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