In 1978 Jeff Wayne composed and produced one of the most groundbreaking and best-selling musical works of all time. In 2006 after much anticipation Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of The Worlds was brought to the stage for the first time, playing to sold-out arenas across the UK.
The War of The Worlds Live is a spectacular mix of live music, theatre, multi-media and visual arts on a grand scale. It combines the brilliance of the original performers including Jeff Wayne, Justin Hayward, Chris Thompson and even the late Richard Burton (‘In Sight and Sound’) along with a brand new cast, the 10-piece Black Smoke Band, the 48-piece ULLAdubULLA Strings and an unforgettable fully operating 30ft Martian Fighting Machine!
Disc One: Full length show Bonus Footage An interview with Jeff Wayne Carrie and the Cannons; Behind the scenes on the CGI sequences Bringing Back Burton Making a Martian Fighting Machine
12 page booklet with exclusive photos from the show
Disc Two: The Tour 2006 – A Journal Bonus Features Sculpting the Richard Burton Head Rehearsing ‘Thunder Child’ Rehearsing ‘Forever Autumn’ Mars Comes To Wembley Jeff Wayne in conversation with Russell Watson Animating the Martian Machines The Tour 2006 Interviews with the Cast