Presented by National Youth Theatre

16th October to 26th October . 7:15PM Mon - Sat / Thu & Sat matinees 1:30PM & 2:30PM | Mon 21 Oct Relaxed and BSL Performance .
£12.50 - £27 | £10 - £24.50

★★★★ 'deft and ingenious' The Guardian 

★★★★ 'remarkable' The Observer 

Inspired by H.G. Wells’ sci-fi novel and Orson Welles’ classic radio play, this legendary science fiction thriller is playfully reimagined for our era of Fake News and ‘alternative facts.’ The internet has replaced the radio as the medium through which we make sense of the world. We remain just as susceptible … 

Award-winning theatre company Rhum and Clay devised the Offie-nominated and critically acclaimed The War of The Worlds in 2019 with Olivier Award-nominated Isley Lynn. After selling out a five-week run in London and a four-week run in Edinburgh the show toured the UK and internationally to critical acclaim.

As we approach the 2024 US election and fake news continues to dominate the headlines The War of the Worlds is back in a new production in partnership with the NYT REP Company, featuring 18 of Britain's most exciting young performers from around the UK. The National Youth Theatre return to Wilton’s Music Hall following previous successful collaborations on Zigger Zagger and Silence

Originally Commissioned by New Diorama Theatre

★★★★ 'a whirling multi-rolling ensemble... just juicy' WhatsOnStage

★★★★ 'a smart, engagingly layered show' The Stage

Created by Rhum and Clay
And written with Isley Lynn, Most Promising Playwright at the 2023 Evening Standard Awards 
Directed by Hamish Macdougall & Julian Spooner
Movement Director: Matt Wells
Starring Britain’s best young talent from the NYT REP Company

Relaxed and BSL Performance: Mon 21 Oct  

Age Guidance: 12+

Content information: Contains some strong language 

Photo credits: Jamie Macmillan & Luke Forsythe

Running time: Approx. 2 hours, including interval

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