Originally Posted by stingeyal
jeff waynes war of the worlds live: breathtaking!
Can't go wrong with that, it is breathtaking
! Well worth the price!
For those interested there is a 30th Anniversary Edition being release on 24 Nov. available through Amazon UK. under 16 Pounds plus shipping to US.Jeff Waynes The War of The Worlds 30th Anniversary Edition
Format: Box set, PAL, Special Edition
Region: Region 2 ( DVD formats.)
Number of discs: 2
Studio: Universal Pictures UK
DVD Release Date: 24 Nov 2008
Run Time: 165 minutes
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ASIN: B001D1F8QGDVD DescriptionThis definitive edition of the DVD contains the double DVD of the famous 2006 show, a limited edition Penguin Classics book of the original H.G Wells story (with exclusive images of the 2007 tour) and a limited edition postcard with images from the show and one of Jeff mixing the original score. All of this is presented in limited edition illustrated packaging which includes an intro by Jeff himself. Only 10 000 have been made. Product contents: Double DVD of 2006 show; Limited edition Penguin Classic book of original novel, art card, promo flyer. All inside a slip and slide case.SynopsisFeatures THE WAR OF THE WORLDS performed live on stage.
Not sure this is worth double dipping if you already own the "The War Of The Worlds Live : Special Edition (2 disc)" version.DVD DescriptionIn 1978 Jeff Wayne composed and produced one of the most groundbreaking and best-selling musical works of all time. In 2006 after much anticipation Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds was brought to the stage for the first time, playing to sold-out arenas across the UK.
The War of The Worlds Live is a spectacular mix of live music, theatre, multi-media and visual arts on a grand scale. It combines the brilliance of the original performers including Jeff Wayne, Justin Hayward, Chris Thompson and even the late Richard Burton (In Sight and Sound') along with a brand new cast, the 10-piece Black Smoke Band, the 48-piece ULLAdubULLA Strings and an unforgettable fully operating 30ft Martian Fighting Machine!Special FeaturesDisc One: Full length show Bonus Footage An interview with Jeff Wayne Carrie and the Cannons; Behind the scenes on the CGI sequences Bringing Back Burton Making a Martian Fighting Machine
12 page booklet with exclusive photos from the show
Disc Two: The Tour 2006 - A Journal Bonus Features Sculpting the Richard Burton Head Rehearsing Thunder Child' Rehearsing Forever Autumn' Mars Comes To Wembley Jeff Wayne in conversation with Russell Watson Animating the Martian Machines The Tour 2006 Interviews with the Cast