The chances of anything coming from Mars are a million to one they said. On 6th October they will be proved wrong.
Based on the novel by HG Wells, the BBC is making a period-appropriate version of The War Of The Worlds, set in Edwardian England as the original story was.
Rafe Spall, Eleanor Tomlinson, Robert Carlyle and Rupert Graves Star in the tale of a young couple desperately trying to escape the onslaught of an alien invasion.
The story will unfold weekly on BBC One and will be available on the BBC iPlayer immediately after broadcast.