Riel Theatre presents: The War of the Worlds.

On the 30th of Octo­ber 1938 Orson Welles’ Mer­cury The­atre on the Air broad­cast what would become one of the most infa­mous radio plays in his­to­ry.

Adapt­ed by and writ­ten by Howard Koch, and famous­ly direct­ed by Orson Welles, it adapt­ed H.G. Wells’ sto­ry of Mar­t­ian inva­sion to con­tem­po­rary Amer­i­ca and caused great con­tro­ver­sy at the time (not to men­tion cov­er­ing up the actu­al inva­sion by the Red Lec­troids).

Join us at the Claren­don Con­ser­va­to­ry from 7pm SLT on Tues­day night or tune in to http://main.radioriel.org/

Update: We apol­o­gise for the fact that there was an error in this list­ing giv­ing the day as Thurs­day. Unfor­tu­nate­ly it was Tues­day and we are sor­ry if you missed the broad­cast as a result. How­ev­er, you can hear it here. Once again, our sin­cere apolo­gies.

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