Production images have been released giving a first look at the Almeida Theatre’s production of The Twilight Zone, Anne Washburn’s stage adaptation of the cult US TV show. The Twilight Zone was an anthology TV series that blended the genres of sci-fi, thriller, fantasy and suspense. Its influence can be seen in many modern TV shows, including Black Mirror, The X-Files and The Simpsons. Richard Jones directs the production, which is the first time the show will be adapted for the stage.
Since it first hit our (more smaller, monochrome) screens in the late 1950s, The Twilight Zone has been ever-present in our culture. From The X-Files to The Simpsons, whether you know it or not, you’re familiar with Rod Serling’s anthology. From an Agatha Christie-style hunt for the alien amongst a bus full of strangers, to a woman mortified by facial correction surgery, his fantastical tales... Read more