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 2021.
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 MARCH & APRIL 2021
Wed 31st March
NOTTINGHAM Motorpoint Arena
Thurs 1st April
Sat 3rd April
CARDIFF Motorpoint Arena
Mon 5th April
BRIGHTON – The Brighton Centre
Tue 6th- Wed 7th April
BOURNEMOUTH International Centre
Fri 9th April
Sat 10th April
GLASGOW – The SSE Hydro
Sat 11th April
LEEDS – First Direct Arena
Tue 13th April
HULL – Bonus Arena
Wed 14th April
LIVERPOOL – M&S Bank Arena
Thur 15th April
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE – Utilita Arena
Sat 17th April
LONDON – The O2