The War of the Worlds (1967)
Based on The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
Sci-fi novel by HG Wells first published in 1898, dramatised in six parts by Jon Manchip White and starring Paul Daneman and Martin Jarvis. Scientist John Nicholson recalls the horrifying events in the night sky signalling an invasion.Tweet
World of the Unknown
Donald Holms pres an historical review of science-fiction films,against the background of real events, with clips from feature films and news.
Tomorrow's Worlds | The Unearthly History of Science Fiction 2: Invasion
Dominic and leading writers and film-makers look at science fiction's obsession with alien invasion, from all-out assault to sinister hidden threats, and how it has reflected real-life anxieties - whether they be the challenge to Victorian imperial power of HG Wells' War of the Worlds, the Cold War-era paranoia of Invasion of the Body Snatchers or more recent concerns about racism and immigration in District 9.