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Make lasting memories when you escape a Martian invasion with Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience

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WHAT IS THIS EXPERIENCE?

Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience combines immersive theatre, virtual reality, augmented reality, holograms and cutting-edge technology, all set to Jeff Wayne's iconic score; giving audiences the chance to live through the Martian invasion of 1898.

With a maximum of 12 people per performance, journey through 24 extraordinary interactive scenes in a breath-taking 1 hour 50 minute experience in The City of London. 

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STEP INTO A REAL MARTIAN INVASION

In Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience you'll:

  • Visit the Horsell Common’s Royal Observatory,
  • Sneak into a deserted Victorian house,
  • Escape London by boat
  • See the first cylinder land from Mars
  • See Martian forces attack Parliament and Big Ben
  • Slide down the claw of a Martian Handling Machine
  • And more.

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WITH STUNNING MULTI-SENSORY EFFECTS

Your Layered Reality™ experience is enhanced with the very latest technology and multi-sensory special effects that include:

  • Volumetric Holograms
  • Projection mapping
  • Binaural and ambisonic sound
  • Motion simulation
  • Haptics / vibration
  • Pyrotechnics
  • Aroma
  • Temperature, airflow and weather simulation
  • Virtual reality

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300 FOOT MARTIAN FIGHTING MACHINES

360° Virtual Reality creates spectacular experiences you’ll never forget including: 

  • Seeing 300 foot Martian Fighting Machines open fire on Parliament
  • Sailing out to sea and witnessing the battle between the Martians & HMS Thunder Child
  • Seeing inside a Martian Handling Machine
  • Flying to Mars in a hot air balloon

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LIVE ACTORS LEAD YOU THROUGH THE WAR OF THE WORLDS STORY…

Live actors and detailed sets make you feel like it’s really happening and you’re part of the story.

You’ll meet a cast of 17 characters played by 12 live actors and a mix of holograms, projections and virtual reality. 

Talk and interact with the live cast and get up close to some of your favourite characters from the story. 

Digital cast features West End star Carrie Hope Fletcher, Tom Brittney, Anna-Marie Wayne and David Burnett.

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ALL SET TO JEFF WAYNE’S ICONIC SCORE

Step into one of the biggest selling records of all time: Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds.

You’ll experience 9 tracks from the iconic 1978 double album brought to life, including classic hits ‘The Eve of the War’ and ‘Forever Autumn’.

Jeff Wayne created brand new sound design and music for this unique event, and has been integral to the production. Every element has been approved by him!

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Our address is:
56 Leadenhall Street
London
EC3A 2BJ
United Kingdom

Yes, we have two bars. The Spirit of Man Bar & Restaurant has a full range of cocktails, beers, wines, spirits, pizzas, burgers, salads, snacks & more. The Red Weed bar in the interval offers a selection of drinks & snacks including ice creams and our signature Red Weed Cocktail.