Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Jeff Wayne's musical version of The war of the worlds : live.

Wayne, Jeff. (Composer, Arranger, Producer, Author, Conductor). Mallet, David (Director) (Director). Collier, Damian. (Producer). Wayne, Doreen,-1981. (Screenwriter). Osborne, Gary. (Author). Vigrass, Paul. (Author). Osborne, Richard. (Producer). Lebidineuse, Lynn. (Director). Burton, Richard, 1925-1984 (Performer). Hayward, Justin, 1946- (Performer). Watson, Russell, 1966- (Performer). Blaise, Tara. (Performer). Thompson, Chris, 1948- (Performer). James, Alexis. (Performer). Wayne, Anna-Marie. (Performer). Wayne, Jerry. (Performer). Parrinder, Patrick, 1944- (Added Author). Aldiss, Brian W. (Brian Wilson), 1925-2017 (Added Author). Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946 War of the worlds. (Added Author). Wayne, Doreen,-1981. War of the worlds. (Added Author).

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 111 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States]: Universal Pictures , 2012.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Nick Morris.
Participant or Performer Note:
Richard Burton (George Herbert, the journalist) ; Justin Hayward (the sung thoughts of the journalist) ; Russell Watson (Parson Nathaniel) ; Tara Blaise (Beth, Parson's wife) ; Chris Thompson (the voice of humanity) ; Alexis James (the artilleryman) ; Anna-Marie Wayne (Carrie, George Herbert's fiancée) ; Jerry Wayne (the voices of NASA Control) ; the Black Smoke Band ; the ULLAdubULLa Strings ; Jeff Wayne, conductor.
Summary, etc.:
In 1978 Jeff Wayne composed and produced one of the most ground-breaking and bestselling musical works of all time. In 2006 Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds took to the stage with audiences and critics hailing it as one of the most innovative combinations of music, technology and live performance. Now in 2013 The New Generation production is launched. With an all-star cast including Liam Neeson, Marti Pellow, Jason Donovan, Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson, Jetblack's Will Stapleton and Wicked's Kerry Ellis, plus stunning new holography and a 3-ton 35ft Martian Fighting Machine, it's truly a musical multi-media extravaganza. Filmed Live at London's O2 Arena, Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds is a show not to be missed!
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Imaginary wars and battles > Drama.
Mars (Planet) > Drama.
Space warfare > Drama.
Rock music > 1971-1980.
Genre: Musicals.

Additional Resources