The First Men in the Moon

The First Men in the Moon

About this programme

Sci-fi drama, adapted by Mark Gatiss from HG Wells' classic tale. It is July 1969, and as the world waits with bated breath for Apollo 11 astronauts to set foot on the moon, a boy meets 90-year-old Julius Bedford, who tells the story of how he and an ambitious scientist (played by Gatiss) joined forces to conquer the lunar surface 60 years previously. Also starring Rory Kinnear and Alex Riddell.

Cast and crew

Cast

Bedford
Rory Kinnear
Cavor
Mark Gatiss
Jim
Alex Riddell
Dad
Peter Forbes
Mrs Fitt
Julia Deakin
Chessocks
Lee Ingleby
Mum
Katherine Jakeways
Voice of Grand Lunar
Philip Jackson
Voice of Phi-Oo
Ian Hallard
Moon
Reece Shearsmith
Sun
Steve Pemberton

Crew

Adapted By
Mark Gatiss
Director
Damon Thomas
Producer
Julie Clark
Writer
HG Wells
Categories
Drama

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