Today is Sun, 1 August 2021
Get ready to feel all your senses fired like never before as we transport you to another world… when Martians invaded England in 1898 and very nearly won.
Experience 24 extraordinary scenes with live actors, virtual reality, sensational 5D effects, a steampunk bar & restaurant and Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of ‘The War of The Worlds’.
Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience is based upon Jeff's iconic 1978 double album, brought up to date with the most cutting-edge technology from the world of immersive entertainment.
During the experience you’ll walk, climb and slide through virtual reality and projection mapping, meeting real and holographic characters whilst feeling and smelling your way around the Martian Invasion. Of course, all to the iconic soundtrack of Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds. The tracks featured include:
Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of ‘The War of The Worlds’ is a classic work based upon HG Wells’ dark Victorian tale, with music by Jeff Wayne and lyrics by Gary Osborne, Paul Vigrass and Jeff Wayne.
On reading the novel, Jeff Wayne was inspired by the themes of Invasion, Faith and Hope and he began to create his Work in 1975. Since the day of its release, 9th June 1978, the double album has gone on to sell an astounding 16 million records and has enjoyed commercial and critical success worldwide.
Featuring two international hit singles, ‘The Eve of The War’ and ‘Forever Autumn’, the Musical Version has achieved prestigious accolades including two Ivor Novello Awards, US Best Recording in Science Fiction & Fantasy, judged by Alfred Hitchcock, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg and UK’s Classic Showman of The Year Award which Jeff won for the Arena tours.
Its extraordinary life has now spanned over forty years (and still counting!) across all media including records, publishing, video games, international arena tours, merchandise and now, the multi-sensory Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience.