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The Nightmare Worlds of H.G. Wells 2016

  • 2019-01-24T21:00:00+00:00s at 2019-01-24T21:00:00+00:00 on Sky Arts
  • 2016-01-28T21:00:00+00:00
  • 30 mins
  • 1 hour, 30 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Drama, Fantasy, Science Fiction

The Nightmare Worlds of H.G. Wells is an anthology of four spooky tales:The Story of the Late Mr. Elvesham is a gothic horror in which a bright but poor student, Edward Eden, unwittingly exchanges his youth for riches; The Purple Pileus is an horrific, hallucinogenic cautionary tale about marriage and the dangers of eating mysterious funghi; The Moth follows a professor who, after the death of his fiercest rival, descends into madness and The Devotee Of Art is about an artists obsession and the lengths he is willing to go to achieve artistic perfection.

The series features Ray Winstone (Sexy Beast) as H.G. Wells, narrating the stories and includes performances from Michael Gambon (Harry Potter), Luke Treadaway (Fortitude) and Rupert Graves (Sherlock).


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