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The War of the Worlds 

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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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Drama | Sci-Fi

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This is the first British television adaptation of the 1898 novel "The War of the Worlds" by H.G. Wells. 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 (2005) See more »

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Shame they didn't read the book.
24 November 2019 | by andrew-caponSee all my reviews

Total tosh.

I have some advise for the BBC, next time you want to dramatise a classic novel get some people to actually read it.


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17 November 2019 (UK) See more »

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