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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