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War of the Worlds

Written and created by British BAFTA-winner Howard Overman (Misfits, Merlin), the third season of this dystopian thriller sees the ante upped as the alien invaders develop new powers. Blending apocalyptic landscapes, nerve-shredding plots and terrifying robot-dogs, this new adaptation of the classic H.G. Wells novel - starring Gabriel Byrne - is pure entertainment.

Directors

  • Richard Clark

Writers

  • Howard Overman
  • H G Wells

Cast

  • Gabriel Byrne
  • Daisy Edgar-Jones
  • Elizabeth McGovern

Synopsis

Professor Bill Ward (Gabriel Byrne) teams up with MI5 Officer Zoe (Pearl Chanda) to discover the mystery behind disturbing hallucinations that people around the world are plagued by in the wake of an alien attack and avert another global disaster.