The War of the Worlds (2017)
Based on The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
Melissa Murray's two part dramatisation highlights the questions Wells poses: What if we were the colonised? How would we fare if a vastly superior technological invader attacked us? How would we behave? Starring Blake Ritson.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.