Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of The Worlds. - The ‘LIFE BEGINS AGAIN’ tour

26 Mar 2022

So you know, this show has been rescheduled from Saturday 3 April 2021. If you’ve already got tickets, they’ll still be valid, so hang on to them; your ticket agent will be in touch to tell you more.

One of the most trailblazing arena tours of all time.  Based on HG Wells’ dark Victorian tale, it remains a firm 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. But in 2021, which marks a momentous 15 years of live touring, the production be up to 12 trucks, and with it, a host of ingredients and special effects that will challenge and excite the senses. A stellar cast will also be announced in the next few weeks.

RETURNING:

•    Liam Neeson in 3D holography as George Herbert, The Journalist
•    The iconic 3-tonne, 35-foot tall Martian Fighting Machine firing real flame Heat Rays at the audience.
•    The 9-piece Black Smoke Band and ULLAdubULLA symphonic string orchestra.
•    Leaf drops over the audience.
•    Mixed live in Surround Sound

UPDATED FOR 2021:

•    The giant arched bridge now running from the lip of the stage out over the audience to the front of house desk.  
•    Three panoramic screens with 2 hours of cutting edge CGI and other content
•    The incineration of a cast member in full view of the audience.

NEW FOR 2021:

•    Lighting, pyrotechnics… and other-worldly special effects.
•    Ground-breaking levitation effect.
•    The release of deadly Black Smoke from the Martian Fighting Machine
plus ‘The War of The Worlds’ author, HG Wells - appearing in sight and sound.

…and much, much more!

Hospitality

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Getting Here

We're based in the heart of Cardiff. For your sat nav our postcode is: CF10 2EQ

By Road

From the west: Leave the M4 motorway at Junction 33 A4232.
From the east: Leave the M4 motorway at Junction 29.

By Rail

On the Main South Wales to London railway line - alight at Cardiff Central Station. From the Valleys, alight at Cardiff Queen Street Station. The Arena is just a few minutes walk from both stations.

By Bus

Head to the centre of Cardiff. Motorpoint Arena is just a few minutes walk from Cardiff Central train station.

By air

Cardiff International Airport is only 30mins drive from the city centre.

Take a look at the map on Getting Here for more directions.

Parking

We don't have the room for parking onsite for our audiences, but we are surrounded by plenty of multi-storey car parks.

For your sat navs our postcode is CF10 2EQ.

Rapports NCP Open Air Car Park and St David’s are open 24 hours, and are walking distance to the Arena.

See more on Parking

Live Access Information

Use the form on Accessibility to tell us about your accessibility needs, or you give our Live Access team a ring on 029 2023 4509 if you prefer to talk.

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