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War of the Worlds
1967 BBC production of the H.G. Wells story

The novel by H. G. Wells adapted as a serial for radio in six parts by Jon Manchip White
Sound score by David Cain of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Produced By: John Powell

'I was in it from the start, but up till now I've never cared to discuss the horrible affair....'
1: The Red Planet
Dora Nicholson, his wife: Isabel Rennie
Ogilvy, his assistant: Martin Jarvis
Sir James Stent, the Astronomer Royal: Harold Kasket
'The first " falling star" arrived -a huge comet which left a vivid green trail blazoned across the sky, a trail which heralded, had we only known it, the disasters ahead.'
2: The Heat-Ray
John Nicholson: Paul Daneman
Dora Nicholson, his wife: Isabel Rennie
Ogilvy, his assistant: Martin Jarvis
Sir James Stent, the Astronomer Royal: Harold Kasket
We thought it was a meteorite at first, but it wasn't-it was a huge metal cylinder-and inside ... '
3: The Fighting Machines
Professor John Nicholson: Paul Daneman
John Nicholson: Paul Daneman
Dora Nicholson, his wife: Isabel Rennie
The Lieutenant: Anthony Jackson
The Colonel: Ronald Herdman
The Corporal: Frank Henderson
The old gentleman: Walter Fitzgerald
'I tripped and fell right in the path of the Fighting-Machines, expecting to be crushed out of existence in a hideous instant....'
4: The Black Smoke
Paul Daneman as Professor John Nicholson
Peter Sallis as the Parson
' I stared down at the crumpled body of the parson. I had killed him-and then I heard a sound that terrified me.'
5: The Red Weedwith
John Nicholson: Paul Daneman
The Lieutenant: Anthony Jackson
The Spokesmen: Denys Hawthorne
The Spokesmen: Anthony Hall
' We're going to earth. We're going underground -- literally -- into the sewers! '
6: The Bacillus
John Nicholson: Paul Daneman
Dora, his wife: Isabel Rennie
The Lieutenant: Anthony Jackson
The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by English author H. G. Wells, first serialized in 1897 by Pearson's Magazine in the UK and by Cosmopolitan magazine in the US. The novel's first appearance in hardcover was in 1898 from publisher William Heinemann of London.

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