Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War of The Worlds

With Steps' Claire Richards and Strictly Come Dancing's Kevin Clifton 

Wednesday 23 March 2022

Tickets from: £57.50

Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham


Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of the Worlds at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham on Wednesday 23 March 2022

This event was rescheduled to 23 March 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All tickets purchased remain valid for the new date. You may not have received your ticket as yet but your ticket order is valid so you do not need to contact us. If you opted for your tickets to be delivered via post, tickets will be dispatched around four weeks prior to the event. 

One of the most trailblazing arena tours of all time, Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of ‘The War of The Worlds’ - Alive on Stage! kicks off at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham on 23 Mach 2022.

Steps’ and stage star Claire Richards makes her debut as Beth, The Parson’s Wife. With Steps, Claire has amassed fourteen Top 5 singles (including three Number 1’s), and three multi-Platinum albums, including 20 million in record sales and seven sold-out arena tours. Claire is often our TV screens, including The One Show, Loose Women, Celebrity Big Brother and Popstar to Operastar, and her 2019 solo album, My Wildest Dreams, hit the UK Top 10.

Claire said: "I am so thrilled to be joining the cast of Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds for their 2022 Arena tour. To be a part of such an iconic production is so exciting, and I'm really looking forward to getting back out on the road next year.”

Strictly and West End star Star Kevin Clifton will debut as The Artilleryman. Kevin has thrilled audiences in the West End and across the UK, starring in ‘Rock of Ages', ‘Dirty Dancing the Musical’ and 'The Wedding Singer’. 

Now, he’ll be returning to the stage in 2022 for this exciting role. Kevin is best known as a Pro Dancer on BBC One’s, ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ being the only pro dancer to ever dance in four consecutive finals. 

Kevin said “I am unbelievably excited to be joining the cast of Jeff Wayne’s The War Of The Worlds. In 2022 this particular story could not be more relevant. After so long without live performance, what better experience could there be than this spectacular arena production complete with a full live onstage orchestra and special effects. 'Life Begins Again!’ "

Based on HG Wells’ dark Victorian tale, it remains a firm favourite to millions around the world.   

In 2006 TWOTW was considered a cutting edge production with six trucks filled to the brim. In 2022, marking a momentous 16 years of touring, the production will be up to 12, and with it, a host of ingredients and special effects that will challenge and excite the senses for audiences of all ages, all set to Jeff’s iconic score.

The iconic 3-tonne, 30-foot tall Martian Fighting Machine firing real-flame Heat Rays at the audience
The 8-piece Black Smoke Band and symphonic ULLAdubULLA strings
Leaf drops over the audience
Mixed live in Surround Sound
Giant bridge from the lip of the stage out over the audience
Three panoramic screens featuring 2 hours of cutting edge CGI & Video content
The incineration of a Cast member in full view of the audience.

NEW FOR 2022:
The Flaming Man 
Callum O’Neil as ‘The War of The Worlds’ author, HG Wells - in Sight and Sound
Otherworldly special effects!

Ticket Prices:
Price B Seats: £57.50
Price A Seats: £82.70

Directors Bar Experience - £144 per person
Enjoy your drinks away from the crowds in our Directors Bar which is exclusive to customers on this package, before enjoying fantastic views of the event in seats close to the stage. 
Your package includes:
Seats in Blocks 15 of the arena
Three drinks per person 
Access to the Directors Bar from the opening of doors until 9:30pm
Price includes a set hospitality administration fee of £5.00 and no additional postage fees.

Spotlight Experience - £164 per person
Enjoy the opportunity to dine in our Spotlight Bar & Restaurant before making your way to your personally selected seats in a prime location of the main arena bowl.
Your pre-show package includes:
Seats in Block B, C & E
Welcome drink on arrival to Spotlight Bar and Restaurant
Two course meal served on your own reserved table within the Spotlight Bar & Restaurant
Waiting service whilst within the Spotlight Bar & Restaurant.

To find out more about our hospitality packages please contact a member of our hospitality team -  email us or book online.

Please note:

  • We’re operating bag and search policies. Please do not bring bags to events if possible. If you need to bring a bag, no rucksacks or bags larger than 35cm x 40cm x 19cm will be permitted. Lockers will not be available for use. All customers will be subject to a search outside the venue via wand before entering.
  • Maximum 6 tickets per person.
  • The time shown is the door time, not the start time. Event times will be posted closer to the date.
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