Last Updated on 24th May 2022
Jeff Wayne’s musical version of The War Of The Worlds UK Tour has announced rescheduled dates for 2022.
One of the most trailblazing arena tours of all time, Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War Of The Worlds – Alive On Stage returns to arenas throughout the UK in 2022.
Based on HG Wells’ dark Victorian tale, it remains a firm favourite to millions around the world, exciting audiences of all ages.
The 2021 tour which marks a momentous 15 years of live touring, features a host of ingredients and special effects that will challenge and excite the senses.
This production, mixed live in Surround Sound, will once again feature:
- The iconic 3-tonne, 35-foot tall Martian Fighting Machine firing real flame Heat Rays at the audience.
- A 100-foot wide ‘Animation Wall’ with 2 hours of cutting edge CGI.
- A ground-breaking levitation effect.
- The incineration of a cast member in full view of the audience.
- Leaf drops over the audience.
…and much, much more!
Jeff Wayne’s double album was originally released by CBS Records in 1978. It has enjoyed huge success and critical acclaim across the globe with over 15 million records sold and spending over 330 weeks in the UK Album Charts (to date) plus achieving two International hit singles – ‘Forever Autumn’ and ‘The Eve of The War’. It has been Top 10 in 22 countries and Number 1 in 11 of them.
The War of The Worlds has also won two prestigious UK Ivor Novello Awards, the US Best Recording in Science Fiction and Fantasy (the judges included Alfred Hitchcock, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg), as well as winning for Jeff, Classic Rock’s ‘Showman of The Year’ Award.
Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of The Worlds has grown into a true classic, acquiring new generations of devoted followers since its original release.
One of the most iconic recordings of our time is back on stage by popular demand and it is an event not to be missed.
THE WAR OF THE WORLDS UK TOUR 2022
Updated 15 September 2020
23 March 2022
NOTTINGHAM Motorpoint Arena
24 March 2022
BIRMINGHAM Resorts World Arena
26 March 2022
CARDIFF Motorpoint Arena
27 – 28 March 2022
BRIGHTON – The Brighton Centre
29 – 30 March 2022
BOURNEMOUTH International Centre
1 April 2022
MANCHESTER AO Arena
2 April 2022
GLASGOW – The SSE Hydro
3 April 2022
LEEDS – First Direct Arena
5 April 2022
HULL – Bonus Arena
6 April 2022
LIVERPOOL – M&S Bank Arena
7 April 2022
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE – Utilita Arena
9 April 2022
LONDON – The O2