Thermonuclear war erupts in Kerry Shale’s award-winning 1993 dramatisation of the classic apocalyptic black comedy.

Dr Strangelove came to prominence in the 1964 film, directed by Stanley Kubrick. Based on the novel Red Alert by Peter George, it famously starred Peter Sellers in multiple roles. As well as scripting the dramatisation, Kerry Shale also takes multiple roles: Dr Strangelove, Lieutenant ‘Sweets’ Kivel, Lieutenant Barney Goldberg, Lieutenant Lothar Zogg, Group Captain Lionel Mandrake, General Jack D. Ripper and President Merkin Muffley.

With William Hootkins as Major ‘King’ Kong, Sean Barratt as General ‘Buck’ Turgidson, Stuart Milligan as Colonel ‘Bat’ Guano, Lorelei King as Captain ‘Ace’ Owens, Nigel Anthony as Soviet Ambassador De Sadesky and Peter Whitman as Staines. Nigel Anthony and Teresa Gallagher are the Presenters.

Adapted by and starring Kerry Shale.

With thanks to Keith Wickham.

Directed by Gordon House.