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Rhum and Clay Theatre Company, written with Isley Lynn 

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

★★★★
"...superb ensemble work."
The Observer

This work looks back through history and speaks to our times. Inspired by H.G. Wells’ sci-fi novel and Orson Welles’ radio adaptation and the wild reaction it inspired, Rhum and Clay’s The War of the Worlds wrestles with the media and the boundaries of truth in a thrilling broadcast of the end of the world.

Acknowledgements

Originally commissioned by New Diorama Theatre, London. Co-produced by Brighton Festival and HOME Manchester. Supported by China Plate, Corn Exchange Newbury, New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich, and Redbridge Drama Centre. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

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In August of 2019, we took our Advisory Council members to the Edinburgh festivals and this was a favorite. In an era where facts are constantly being questioned, this production is an interesting look at one of the original "fake news" stories that captured the attention of the world.

 

—Chris Lorway, Executive Director

 

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