H G Wells: War With The World (BBC-2 2006 with Michael Sheen and Sally Hawkins)

UK / BBC Two – Wall to Wall / 1×90 minute episode / Broadcast 30 September 2006

Writer and Director: James Kent / Music: Nick Powell / Executive Producers: Adam Kemp, Leanne Klein / Producer: Colette Flight

The story of H.G. Wells, regarded as the father of Science Fiction thank to such novels as The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds and The Invisible Man also had something of a complicated love life, this drama told the story of the author’s life.

Michael Sheen as H G Wells
Sally Hawkins as Rebecca West
Sarah Winman as Jane Wells
Dermot Crowley as George Bernard Shaw
Branka Katic as Moura Budberg
Jacek Koman as Maxim Gorky
Kenneth Jay as Henry James
Michael Cochrane as Minister
Rebecca Ramsden as Millie
Elizabeth Elvin as Mrs Hallam
Keir Charles as Sykes
Abigail Davies as Russian Reporter
Roger Heathcott as Stalin