The War of the Worlds (2020)

Lighting Design, Rhum & Clay

Creatives

Created by Rhum and Clay

Written by Isley Lynn

Directed by Hamish MacDougall

 and Julian Spooner

Movement by Matthew Wells

Design by Bethany Wells

Sound Design by Ben Grant

Lighting Design by Nick Flintoff

  and Pete Maxey

Video Design by Iain Syme

Photography by Richard Davenport

★★★★★ "an enjoyable, humorous, action-filled 80 minutes" Everything Theatre

★★★★ "a fast and clever show" The Guardian

★★★★ "a whirling multi-roling ensemble" Whats On Stage

★★★★ "an engagingly layered devised show" The Stage

★★★★ "enjoyable and thought-provoking" London Theatre 1

★★★★ "a polished and inventive reworking" Act Drop

No-one would have believed in the early years of the twentieth century that this world was being watched…”

But we did believe.

We believed that Martians landed in New Jersey. We believed a water tower was an alien war machine. We believed a man walked on the moon. We believe everything the internet tells us and now the end of the world is being broadcast live...

Inspired by H.G. Wells’ novel and Orson Welles’ classic radio play, this legendary science fiction thriller is playfully re-imagined for our era of Fake News and ‘alternative facts’.

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