Jeff Wayne's TWOTW Immersive Awarded Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice! 23.08.2021
Thanks to all your incredibly positive reviews, we've been awarded the Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Award 2021!
The Travellers' Choice Award is awarded to the top 10% of attractions worldwide, based on reviews, ratings and saves over the past year.
Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer at Tripadvisor, said "The Travellers’ Choice Awards highlight the places that are consistently excellent - delivering quality experiences time and time again even while navigating changing customer expectations and new ways of working".
"The chances of anything coming from Mars are a million to one." - Professor Ogilvy, Head Astronomer, Horsell Common Royal Observatory
Welcome! It's open day at Horsell Common Royal Observatory and you're one of the lucky visitors. Keep a close eye on your telescope and let Professor Ogilvy show you his knowledge of the stars. But don't get too comfortable... you may have to make a hasty exit.
Following shocking scenes of Martian Fighting Machines opening fire on Big Ben and Westminster, a growing number of Londoners are now being forced to abandon their homes and businesses on the advice of the War Office.
"The main character in a traditional show is a great actor, a trained performer. In immersive, the main character is you."
Not sure what to expect from an immersive Martian adventure? Hear from Megan Stewart, our resident director, and Tim McQuillen-Wright, our set designer, as they describe creating for immersive theatre.
With overseas travel on hold, thousands of thrill seekers are rushing to visit Mars at Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience.
Mars is one of the few places on the Green List anyone in the UK can visit at the moment. And it feels like you’re actually there thanks to cutting edge tech combining 360° Virtual Reality and motion simulators.
Click through to watch Carrie's video on visiting the immersive experience for the first time! Carrie stars as Beth, Parson Nathaniel's wife, in the digital cast of Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience.
Hear Carrie talk about her impressions of the venue, her thoughts on the technology used in the experience and getting to know her character, Beth, in an entirely new way.
With only 2 weeks until the experience reopens, it's time to meet 3 of our digital cast members!
On your journey through Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds, you'll meet 12 live actors plus digital cast stars Carrie Hope Fletcher (Les Misérables, Heathers, Jeff Wayne's TWOTW Arena Tour), Tom Brittney (Grantchester, Make Me Famous) and Anna-Marie Wayne (Jeff Wayne's TWOTW Arena Tour).
There are only 7 weeks until the experience reopens on 22 May.
Over the past year brand new scenes have been added and every element of the experience has been updated and improved.
Hear Jeff Wayne talk about remastering tracks for the experience and his experience interacting with virtual reality, as well as director Jack Pirie discuss how technology is used to place the audience at the heart of the story...
Over the past year brand new scenes have been added and every scene of the experience has been updated and improved.
One of the central scenes, Journey to London, has been completely transformed into a physical, live action sequence of new scenes with brand new sets, holograms, projections, special effects and live actors, all set to Jeff's iconic score.
Prepare to follow the Artilleryman as you journey to war-torn London, watch the video below for a sneak preview...
All content, images and video shown on this website and in are for illustration only. Actual VR may vary. Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience is produced by Layered Reality™ in partnership with Jeff Wayne under licence from Top Drawer Tours Limited. Layered Reality™ is a trading name of Ellipsis Entertainment Ltd. Ellipsis Entertainment Ltd is registered in England and Wales number 10711624. Registered Office: 5 Elstree Gate, Elstree Way, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 1JD.