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image for Music item typeJeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds at Motorpoint Arena

Music, Sun 9 - Mon 10 Dec 2018

Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds

Jeff Wayne's The War of The Worlds

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Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of The Worlds – Alive on Stage returns to UK arenas to celebrate its 40th ANNIVERSARY, with two performances at Motorpoint Arena Cardiff on Sunday 9 and Monday 10 December 2018.

Conducted by Jeff Wayne, with the 9-piece Black Smoke Band and 36-piece ULLAdubULLA Strings, the most ambitious production yet will ‘break through the fourth wall’ bringing action closer to the audience for a most captivating and immersive, musical experience, including the iconic 3-tonne 35-foot tall Martian Fighting Machine firing real flames.

Jeff Wayne's double album has sold over 15 million records worldwide, with two International hit singles – 'Forever Autumn' and 'The Eve of The War', spending over 330 weeks in the UK album charts.

DON’T MISS your chance to experience this spectacular Arena production and join the 40 YEAR celebrations!

Star of stage and screen Jason Donovan returns to the role of Parson Nathaniel alongside West End actress Carrie Hope Fletcher as Beth, his wife. Actor and theatre star Adam Garcia will debut as The Artilleryman, British singer-songwriter Newton Faulkner will perform The Sung Thoughts of The Journalist, Inglorious front man Nathan James will play The Voice of Humanity, with Anna-Marie Wayne reprising her role as Carrie, The Journalist’s Fiancée.

Under 14's must be accompanied by an adult.

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 9 - Mon 10 Dec 2018 18:30

Address

Mary Ann Street,
Cardiff,
CF10 2EQ

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Directions

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Map reference: ST 187762  Lat: 51.47892 Long: -3.17176

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.

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Queen Street station