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In London during the Edwardian era, George and Amy's attempt to start a life together is interrupted by a Martian invasion of Earth.
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Series cast summary:
Eleanor Tomlinson ...  Amy 3 episodes, 2019
Rafe Spall ...  George 3 episodes, 2019
Robert Carlyle ...  Ogilvy 3 episodes, 2019
Rupert Graves ...  Frederick 3 episodes, 2019
Woody Norman ...  George Junior 3 episodes, 2019
Jonathan Aris ...  Priest 2 episodes, 2019
Nicholas Le Prevost ...  Chamberlain 2 episodes, 2019
Susan Wooldridge ...  Mrs. Elphinstone 2 episodes, 2019
Harry Melling ...  Artilleryman 2 episodes, 2019
Taliyah Blair Taliyah Blair ...  Lillian 2 episodes, 2019
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In London during the Edwardian era, George and Amy's attempt to start a life together is interrupted by a Martian invasion of Earth.

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UK

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English

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17 November 2019 (UK) See more »

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Liverpool, England, UK

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The actor who plays Amy and George's son is played by the same boy who played Valentine Warleggen in Poldark. See more »

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The railway line between Woking and London is shown as being run by the Great Western Railway. It should have been the London and South Western. See more »

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Version of The War of the Worlds (1953) See more »

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A classic it is not...
20 November 2019 | by graeme-148-731541See all my reviews

What a shame! After looking forward to this adaption I was left feeling empty and unsatisfied. Such was the lack of tension - half the family were sat eyes closed and snoring midway through this borefest. I couldn't feel any empathy towards any of the characters, and the story thread was weak. The special effects were equally weak. It's a shame that the scriptwriter felt the need to turn a classic sc-fi story into a dreadful three-part politically-correct soap opera.


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