Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds 2025 UK & Ireland Arena Tour Announced

The Spirit of Man Tour to hit the UK & Ireland for a 17-date (19 shows) arena tour in March - April 2025

Tickets on sale 10am Friday 8 December


The PR Stable

Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds is back with a monumental new 17-date (19 shows) UK and Ireland arena tour, arriving just in time to celebrate 130 years since the publication of HG WELLS’ dark Victorian tale. Conducted by Jeff Wayne and featuring Liam Neeson in 3D holography as The Journalist, who recounts his story of survival from the Martian invasion of 1898.
The tour will again feature an exciting new cast to be announced over the coming months.
One of the most trailblazing arena tours of all time, Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of The Worlds (TWOTW) returns with a musical spectacular like none other, with the production remaining a favourite to millions around the world, exciting audiences of all ages.
In 2006, TWOTW was already considered a cutting-edge production with six trucks filled to the brim. By 2025, marking 19 years of live touring, the production will be up to 12 trucks, with a host of new ingredients and special effects to challenge and excite the senses.
Further details to be announced over the coming months.
Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of The Worlds –a musical experience not to be missed.

Tour dates:

Date City Venue
Fri 28 March Hull Connexin Live
Sun 30 March Dublin 3Arena
Tue 1 April Aberdeen P&J Live
Wed 02 April Glasgow OVO Hydro
Thu 03 April Leeds First Direct Arena
Sat 05 April Newcastle Utilita Arena
Sun 06 April Manchester Co-op Live
Tue 08 April Sheffield Utilita Arena
Wed 09 April Liverpool M&S Bank Arena
Thu 10 April Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
Sat 12 April Brighton Brighton Centre
Sun 13 April Bournemouth Bournemouth Int Centre
Mon 14 April Bournemouth Bournemouth Int Centre
Wed 16 April Cardiff Utilita Arena
Thu 17 April Cardiff Utilita Arena
Fri 18 April Birmingham Resorts World Arena
Sun 20 April London The O2


The War of The Worlds: Jeff Wayne's musical version of HG Wells’ classic novel ‘The War of The Worlds’ is one of the best-selling musical works of all time. To date it has sold over 16 million records around the world and has been adapted into several foreign language versions. It has charted in no less than 22 countries, been number 1 in 11 of them and achieved gold or platinum status in all but 5, including 13 times platinum in the UK, 13 times platinum in Australia and 14 times platinum in New Zealand. The double album was re-imagined in 2012, called ‘JWMVofTWOTW: The New Generation’ and featured Liam Neeson, Take That’s Gary Barlow, Joss Stone, Kaiser Chief’s Ricky Wilson and others. The musical work has toured globally since 2006 performing arenas such as London’s O2 and Manchester Arena. JWMVofTWOTW played an extended Season in 2016 of 86 shows at The Dominion Theatre, London’s West End and released an Audible Original Musical Drama starring Michael Sheen, Taron Egerton, Theo James and Adrian Edmondson in 2018. A multi-award-winning Immersive Experience, originally booked for a 3-month season, is now coming to the end of its 5th year and has recently been extended for a further 2 years with an updated version set for February 2024.
Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of TWOTW – The Immersive Experience features VR, AR, holographic performances and live actors, all set to Jeff’s iconic work.

Source The PR Stable

December 4, 2023 6:13am ET by The PR Stable  

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