Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds 2025 UK & Ireland arena tour announced

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 H.G. Wells’ dark Victorian tale.

The show is conducted by Jeff Wayne and features 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.

Tickets for the show at Connexin Live in Hull (Friday 28 March 2025) will go on sale at 10am on Friday 8 December at

2025 dates include:

Fri 28 March Hull Connexin Live

Sun 30March 3Arena Dublin, Ireland

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 Liverpook M&S Bank Arena

Thu 10 April Nottingham Motorpoint Arena

Sat 12 April Brighton Centre – matinee & evening

Sun 13 April  Bournemouth Int Centre

Mon 14 April  Bournemouth Int Centre

Wed 16 April Cardiff Utilitia Arena

Thu 17 April Cardiff Utilita Arena

Fri 18 April Birmingham Resorts World Arena

Sun 20 April  London The O2 – matinee & evening