The War of the Worlds

Set in Edwardian England, this adaptation of H.G. Wells' seminal tale - the first alien invasion story in literature - follows George and his partner Amy as they attempt to defy society and start a life together. The War of the Worlds tells their story as they face the escalating terror of an alien invasion, fighting for their lives against an enemy beyond their comprehension.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC One (2019 - now)
Schedule: Sundays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama Science-Fiction
Episodes ordered: 3 episodes
Developed by: Peter Harness

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Next Episode

Episode 2

Episode 1x02; Nov 24, 2019

George is alive and desperately searching for Amy. But he is conscripted to fight the Martians against his wishes and horrified to discover that there is more than one invader.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x01: Episode 1Nov 17, 2019
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Extra Details

Also known as:
  • Guerra dos Mundos (Portugal Portugal)
  • Война миров (Russian Federation Russian Federation)
  • La guerra de los mundos (Spain Spain)