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Why The War of The Worlds Immersive Experience Is The Best VR Experience In London

Bold statement, eh? Well we stand by it! From the iconic score that has been adapted just for us to the cutting-edge technology to the fantastic bar we have made sure that from the moment you step inside our world you are having the best VR experience possible!

Let’s start with the first thing you see, the bar, and the only word I can use to describe it is breath-taking. You’re introduced to the idea that this isn’t your average experience, virtual reality or otherwise, we have moving paintings, a Martian Fighting Machine and even a Steampunk coffee machine (yes, you read that right!).

But what about the VR? Well to that I ask you this: How many experiences have you been through where the actors look at your rather than through you? Have you ever felt someone physically grab you whilst in the VR space? It’s elements such as these which makes Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience the one of the best VR experiences that’s currently on the market. The way in which the technology is blended in with live performance is so seamless highlights the fact that the future of immersive theatre lies within the realms of virtual reality; creating new and exciting worlds to truly create the best VR experience!

Take our fantastic bar, impressive virtual reality and combine that with the impressive sets and fantastic actors and you truly have what is arguably the best VR experience we’ve ever seen. But why take our word for it when you can come and experience it for yourself? We’re booking up quickly, so don’t hang about, get your tickets now for Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience- it truly is the best VR experience.

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The War of The Worlds Tour

What To Expect From Jeff Wayne’s The War Of The Worlds Immersive Experience

We’ve kept many secrets from you surrounding this new experience, mostly because we want you to go in blind, so you get the best experience! But we’ve decided now we can pull back the curtain a little and reveal to you what you can expect. Impressed by The War of The Worlds Tour? You’re about to be blown away by what we have in store for you.

You start by entering The Spirit of Man, our bar that is a glimpse into an alternate reality, which begs the question what if the Martians really invaded? How would we celebrate victory? Naturally, we raise a giant Martian Fighting Machine! This is the first thing you see when you come into our experience, it starts before you’ve even collected your wristband for the show! Come in, have one of our cocktails and enjoy the ambiance before you’re called to action. Once inside you meet our hero’s: George and Carrie – we have Anne-Marie Wayne reprising her role from The War of The Worlds Tour through the phantasmagoria of holograms! They invite you back in time where you see the Martian Invasion unfold: Horsell Common, the journey to London, escaping the Martians and helping Thunderchild’s heroic battle eventually land you in the Red Weed Bar; a moment of calm where you can enjoy our signature cocktail The Red Weed. I mean, let’s be honest, you thought the Martian Fighting Machine on The War of The Worlds Tour was terrifying? Just wait until you see it in virtual reality!

After a well-deserved break you find yourself in the hands of parson Nathaniel and his wife, once again Carrie Hope Fletcher reprises her role from The War of The Worlds Tour! Escape down the leg of the Martian Handling Machine to discover a Brave New World before flying over Dead London and safely landing back in The Spirit of Man bar. Have another drink, you’ll need it! This is just a glimpse of what you’ll experience at Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience, to see what all the hype is about you’ll just have to pay us a visit and survive for yourself!

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The Best Virtual Reality Experience In London

Now we have opened Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience we’re already seeing an unbelievably enthusiastic reaction from audiences. With such a variety of Virtual Reality events in London we’re very excited that you’re enjoying the blend of live theatre, volumetric capture holograms and virtual reality. Virtual Reality events in London are going to be an exciting and unique way to stay cool this summer, offering you the chance to go on amazing adventures without even leaving the city! So why settle for just Virtual Reality in London where you have a brief flirtation with VR when you can immerse yourself in Victorian London with cutting edge technology, breath-taking sets and a full sensory experience?

So, what makes our Virtual Reality experience the best in London? It could be that our VR characters have the ability to focus on you, so their eyes follow you around the world, so you have a more personal experience. Maybe it’s the layered reality that allows you to feel the heat of the Martian Fighting Machine’s heat ray whilst you’re in virtual reality. Or, perhaps, it’s the motion simulators we have that accurately allow you to go on a journey through the rivers of London. We have so many layers to creating the best virtual reality experience for audiences that the only way to really see how incredible it is, is to experience it yourself.

Virtual reality is still an emerging and exciting technology and there are so many events going on all over the world right now. And, with new ways to experience Virtual Reality popping up all over London why not make an event of it and spend some time in our bar The Spirit of Man which boasts an extensive bar, fantastic cocktails and a delicious menu. So, come and experience what critics are calling ‘London’s most anticipated immersive experience’!

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Best Immersive Events London 2019

Best Immersive Events London 2019

With the weather already beginning to warm up, we’ve already thought of how to create a memorable immersive event in London that matches up to the scorching weather we’re been having. London immersive events are a great way to cool down and get out of the blinding sunlight for a little while, without sacrificing any of that summer fun! That’s why we’ve worked tirelessly at dotdotdot to create one of the best immersive events in London for 2019 and beyond.

We’ve spared no expense in the development and creation of Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience and pulled out all the stops: we’ve got virtual reality, augmented reality, projection mapping, live actors who put you in the centre of the story and a reworked soundtrack courtesy of Jeff Wayne himself. Still want more? How does a virtual reality motion simulated boat ride, and to sweeten the whole deal we have an incredible bar at the end of the experience offering themed food and drink. That’s right: we’re extending our experience into The Spirit of Man bar by having fantastical moving images and a giant Martian Fighting Machine all whilst you enjoy a refreshing drink before or after your journey through this phantasmagorical immersive event in London so you will be fully immersed from the second you step through the door of this innovative and state of the art experience.

So why settle for hiding in your homes to escape the heat when you could be out there escaping the Martian Fighting Machines, experiencing the invasion for yourself and being totally immersed in 18th century London. Come along to the best immersive event London has to offer so that when your friends and family ask what you were up to this year you can say: ‘I survived The War of The Worlds!’

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Behind The Scenes Of Jeff Wayne's The War Of The Worlds The Immersive Experience

Behind The Scenes Of Jeff Wayne’s The War Of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience

Everyone loves some behind the scenes knowledge – it’s like having access to all the secrets of how a show works, and with immersive theatre, the more secrets you can dig up, the more exciting the knowledge. For example: did you know that for Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds: The Immersive Experience we set a man on fire for one of our scenes? It’s true! (Check out our Instagram!) We’ve also converted 22,000 square feet worth of space into the inside of a Martian Handling Machine, a church, a boatyard and more! Immersive theatre is one of the most exciting forms of theatre out there at the moment, so why not show a little peak behind the curtain?

If you’ve been keeping an eye on our ‘Making Of’ series, you’ll have seen our trip to Dimension Studio to record the volumetric footage to create our VR Immersive Experience for London, and if you were really quick you can even see a glimpse of our enormous site being built! Our ‘Making Of’ series is the perfect way to get yourself excited for your visit to this Immersive Experience in London, giving you just a taste of everything that’s waiting for you just behind the doors of The Spirit of Man bar, so if you haven’t seen them yet we fully encouraging taking a little look behind that curtain and see what’s waiting for you.

We’ve almost finished putting the final touches on the experience to make it a truly special experience for those of you who are brave enough to attend but we don’t want to spoil all the surprises. To see everything we have lined up for the next generation of immersive theatre, make sure you book now to avoid missing out!

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The War of The Worlds Now a Reality

The War of The Worlds: Book, Musical, Movie and Now a Reality

The War of The Worlds is a phenomenon that has spanned generations, starting with the H.G. Wells revolutionary novel, Orson Wells memorable radio dramatization, Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of the War of The Worlds that took the world by storm and not forgetting the 2005 Steven Spielberg adaptation of The War of The Worlds to name a few. The War of The Worlds has always had an extraordinary effect of sparking innovation and creativity, which is why we’re thrilled to be the next step in this incredible journey of an incredible story. Here at dotdotdot, we have been combining live immersive performance, with innovative, cutting-edge technology, a soundtrack by Jeff Wayne himself and breath-taking practical effects to continue the legacy of this ground-breaking story.

Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds found new and innovative ways to tell a classic story, through a stylish progressive and symphonic rock soundtrack, creating memorable musical moments such as the opening notes from The Eve of the War, the bassline from Horsell Common and the Heat Ray and the beautiful vocals within Forever Autumn. The stadium tours allowed you to look on in awe at Jeff Wayne as he conducted his orchestra, and introduced you to the size of the Martian Fighting Machines – so why not take it further? Why not be a part of the story?

Experience the size of the Martian Fighting Machines as they loom over you whilst destroying London, feel the heat on Horsell Common as Ogilvy approaches the cylinder, feel those opening notes of The Eve of the War as the story comes to life around you through projection-mapping and holograms. Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds: The Immersive Experience is shaping up to be the most anticipated immersive experience this year; to avoid disappointment we urge you to book now and get your tickets so that you don’t miss out on this opportunity to take part in the legacy of The War of The Worlds.

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The War of The Worlds VR

An Alien Invasion of Epic Scale – Culture Whisper

London's appetite for immersive adventure shows no sign of abating. Last year's most engrossing experience came from new comers dotdotdot theatre company. After taking us deep into the realm of lucid dreaming in Somnai they return with a new site-specific adventure for 2019. And, after a sell out debut, expectations are high. Read More

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The War of The Worlds Immersive Experience

The Immersive Experience Revealed – Love London Love Culture

The bestselling album has been transformed into an interactive 90 minute experience filled with sensory moments, VR and AR technology, volumetric holograms and immersive theatre. Guided by real and virtual actors, groups of up to 12 will walk, crawl and travel into the heart of the story from the moment they step inside. The show is split into two-acts and includes an interval in the immersive Red Weed bar where you can enjoy a drink and listen to an extended version of Jeff Wayne’s The Red Weed. Read More

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VR Experiences In London 

The VR experience is an ever changing one. We’ve rapidly leapt from early Virtual Reality Experiences like the View-Master in 1939, to the Virtual Boy in 1995 to the Oculus Rift in 2016 and now we’re seeing VR Experiences pop up all over; you can experience VR in the comfort of your own home, but nothing is quite the same as a fully immersive experience, so grab your friends, make your way into the city, grab a few drinks and see for yourself the wonders that Virtual Reality Experiences in London have to offer!

But you don’t just want the VR, right? You want immersive theatre, you want a legendary soundtrack, you want all the senses to be stimulated. Well, that’s where we come in…

Here at Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience, we have worked tirelessly to make sure you have to most memorable and immersive Virtual Reality Experience that you’ll be bragging to all your friends about. Not only do we use state of the art technology for your VR experience, but we also worked hard to find ways to engage all your other senses to create the most immersive Virtual Reality Experience in London you’ll ever encounter! You will smell the burning flesh, you will feel like you’re flying over London and you will hear the terrifying sounds of the Martians. Be sure to book your tickets now to avoid disappointment, experience one of the best Virtual Reality Experience London has to offer and join the war against the Martians.

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The Most Anticipated Virtual Reality Experience in London

Isn’t Virtual Reality great? Name another technology that allows you to fully immersive yourself in a zombie apocalypse, fighting for your life against a horde with a very real sense of urgency and danger; or find yourself tending to your crops in a tranquil and serene life that you always yearned for, feeling the cares of the real world fall away around you. It can be educational, entertaining and sometimes pretty frightening! In the past few years Virtual Reality has gone from science fiction to pop culture and naturally Virtual Reality experiences in London have been popping up a fair amount, none though, like what we have in store.

So why not get a few of your friends together and experience the best VR London has to offer? If you’ve just Googled Virtual Reality Experience London in order to find the most innovative and fun experience that currently exists, you’re in the right place!

Jeff Wayne’s The War of The Worlds: The Immersive Experience is unlike anything you will have ever seen; the sounds, sights and smells will take you deep into the story. We’ve created a Virtual Reality Experience for London that cannot be rivalled. Shaping up to be the most anticipated experiences with VR for London, we advise booking now to avoid disappointment and to make sure you and your friends can experience the fight for survival.

For more of an insight on what’s to come, check out our Behind the Scenes videos, our latest being on our star cast members who will be appearing in Virtual Reality and were recorded with volumetric capture, using 106 synchronised cameras. 

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