Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience

We recently went to Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience in London and we were blown away about how good it was. It was absolutely incredible. The experience blends music, live performances and virtual reality together to make one sensory infused experience that will blow your socks off!

So, to be specific, the experience itself is not a piece of theatre nor is it a cinema type gig. It’s an experience that combines everything that you love London nightlife to be. So, there’s holograms,5D effects, actors,  there’s escape room elements to it, there’s video game elements to it and there’s live action show parts to it. It’s a sensory overload immersive night out. You won’t forget it in a hurry. There’s a reason as to why it has won events.

Now a War of the World’s event named “Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience” wouldn’t be complete without  Jeff Wayne’s multi-platinum Musical Version of The War of The Worlds as your soundtrack now would it? Yes you get to listen to the famous sound track as you go. So musical lovers you won’t miss out either!

The event also made Tripadvisor’s ‘THE BEST Nightlife in London’ shortlist, and also made it to #7 of ALL nightlife in London. Impressive.

So, that’s our compliments out the way, what exactly is it?

Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience

So, the event lasts 120 minutes and you start under the green eyes of a giant Martian Fighting Machine on Leadhall Street, George Herbert, the journalist, is your guide. You’re then transported back to 1898!

From here you are taken through a full kilometre of movie sets, complete with live actors and virtual reality goggles. There are 5D effects which will place you inside the action and you become part of the story. You’ll crawl, slide and weave your way though 24 scenes. Sighting the first capsule to the arrival of the 300 foot Martian Fighting Machines and the evacuation of London. Furthermore you’ll visit the Royal Observatory, sneak into a deserted house, escape London by boat and even fly to Mars. There will be 17 different characters of whom are 12 live actors, there’ll be a mix of holograms, projections and VR of West End star Carrie Hope Fletcher, Tom Brittney and Anna-Marie Wayne.

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