The War Of The Worlds

The War Of The Worlds

About The Show

The Devious Theatre Company went on the air on October 30th 2008 with a new radio version of HG Well’s sci-fi classic The War Of The Worlds on KCLR 96FM. It was broadcast 70 years to the date of Orson Welles famous version on CBS on October 30th 1938. It won a PPI Bronze Award for radio drama at the 2009 PPI Awards. The new version was a darkly comic modern take on the story and was entirely localised within the Kilkenny / Carlow region of South East Ireland. It was adapted by Kevin Mooney and John Morton from the script by Orson Welles and Howard Koch. It was directed by Ross Costigan and Ken McGuire. wotw-paper-1 THE CAST Announcer / Professor Leonard / Newsreader - David Thompson The Narrator / Noel O’Reilly - Kevin Mooney Eugene Walsh - Alan Dawson  DJ / Commander - Ken McGuire Tom Buckley / Whiskey Seven Zero / The Stranger - Ross Costigan Alice Keane / Aoife - Maria Murray Karen Phelan - Amy Dunne Capt. Drennan / Lenihan - Paul Young Mick - John Morton THE CREW Directed by Ross Costigan and Ken McGuire Written by Kevin Mooney and John Morton Produced and Engineered by Alan Dawson

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