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HG Wells

Ann Veronica

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

4 Extra Debut. A spirited, intelligent woman runs away from home to make a fresh start in Edwardian London. Stars Bill Nighy and Amy Hoggart. Show more

Contributors

HG Wells - The Narrator:
Bill Nighy
Ann Veronica Stanley:
Amy Hoggart
Manning:
Henry Devas
Constance:
Emily Pithon
Miss Miniver:
Victoria Brazier
Author:
HG Wells
Adaptor:
Ellen Dryden

HG Wells

Ann Veronica

Episode 2

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Ann Veronica is living alone in her quest for liberation, but it's an uphill struggle. Starring Bill Nighy and Amy Hoggart. Show more

Contributors

HG Wells - The Narrator:
Bill Nighy
Ann Veronica Stanley:
Amy Hoggart
Kitty Brett:
Verity Henry
Manning:
Toby Hadoke
Author:
HG Wells

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Adaptation of HG Wells's science fiction classic. As the Apollo astronauts are set to land on the moon in 1969, an old man tells of how he and a professor were first there in 1909. Show more

Contributors

HG Wells

The War of the Worlds

Part 1

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

4 Extra Debut. Following strange sightings on the surface of Mars, martian ships arrive on Earth and mercilessly invade. Starring Blake Ritson. Show more

HG Wells

The War of the Worlds

Part 2

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

The Martians continue their merciless invasion, transforming the landscape and decimating the population. Stars Blake Ritson. Show more