Jeff Wayne's musical version of 'The War of The Worlds' returns to the UK stage in 2022 with a star-studded cast. 

The tour will feature Strictly Come Dancing star Kevin Clifton as The Artilleryman, Blue’s Duncan James as Parson Nathaniel, Steps’ and stage star Claire Richards as Beth, The Parson’s Wife.

Liam Neeson will return to his role in 3D holography as The Journalist and Jeff Wayne will conduct the 8-piece Black Smoke Band and symphonic ULLAdubULLA Strings.

The show will feature the iconic 3-tonne, 30 foot-tall Martian Fighting Machine firing real flame Heat Rays at the audience.

Kevin Clifton said:  “I am unbelievably excited to be joining the cast of Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds. In 2022 this particular story could not be more relevant.

"After so long without live performance, what better experience could there be than this spectacular arena production complete with a full live onstage orchestra and special effects."

The tour, which is marking 16 years on stage next year, kicks off at Nottingham Motorpoint Arena on March 23rd and finishes at London O2 on April 9th 2022.

When are the tour dates? 

Tickets for the tour are on general sale via Livenation and Ticketmaster. 

March 2022

  • 23rd Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
  • 24th Birmingham Resorts World Arena
  • 26th Cardiff Motorpoint Arena*
  • 27th Brighton Centre
  • 28th Brighton Centre
  • 29th Bournemouth International Centre
  • 30th Bournemouth International Centre

April 2022

  • 1st Manchester AO Arena
  • 2nd Glasgow The SSE Hydro
  • 3rd Leeds First Direct Arena
  • 5th Hull Bonus Arena
  • 6th Liverpool M&S Arena
  • 7th Newcastle Utilita Arena
  • 9th London The O2*

*Matinee & Evening Shows