War of the Worlds (BBC)

Set in Edwardian England, this new adaptation of H.G. Wells’ seminal tale – the first alien invasion story in literature – follows George (played by Rafe Spall) and his partner Amy (Eleanor Tomlinson) as they attempt to defy society and start a life together. Rupert Graves is Frederick, George’s elder brother, and Robert Carlyle plays Ogilvy, an astronomer and scientist. The War of the Worlds tells their story as they face the escalating terror of an alien invasion, fighting for their lives against an enemy beyond their comprehension.

UK TV Premiere Date

Latest/Next UK Season: Mini

Latest/Next UK TV Air Date: 17 November 2019 at 9:00 pm  (TBC)

UK Channel: BBC One

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US TV Premiere Date

Latest/Next US Season: Mini

Latest/Next US TV Air Date: 2020

US Channel: AMC Premiere

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Renewal/Cancelled?

Final Season: N/A

Status: CANCELLED/ENDING

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Country of Origin: UK

Additional Airing Notes:

A BBC adaptation by Peter Harness (‘Wallander’, ‘Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell’) of H.G. Wells’ classic sci-fi title.