Jeff Wayne's The War of the Worlds
Steve Lamacq presents The War of the Worlds performed live at London's 02 Arena, conducted by Jeff Wayne and featuring Jennifer Ellison, Justin Hayward and Chris Thompson.
Steve Lamacq presents, Jeff Waynes, The War Of The Worlds performed live at London's 02 Arena, with Jeff conducting The Black Smoke Band, The ULLAdubUlla Strings; and featuring Jennifer Ellison, The Moody Blues' Justin Hayward, Manfred Mann's Chris Thompson; and the voice of Richard Burton.
Inspired by HG Wells' famous novel, the prog rock and classical album was released in June 1978, and has since spent over 330 weeks in the UK Album Chart and won two Ivor Novello Awards. This multi-media stage version was produced to mark the 30th anniversary of the album's release and was recorded by Radio 2 on 21 June 2009.
- Tue 21 Jul 2009 22:30
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