The War of the Worlds


  • Theatre/Arts
  • Tickets from £12.00 - £18.00
  • Birmingham City Centre
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  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)

‘Intense. ingenious. Disturbingly prescient. earth-shattering’ – Reviews Hub
★★★★ - What’s On

Trapped underground in a basement room, a man sits alone... waiting. With nothing for company but a two-way radio, he can only listen to voices coming over the airways as the world falls apart inches above his head.

‘a claustrophobic apocalypse’ - Birmingham Review
The critically acclaimed sell-out production returns to the Old Joint Stock Theatre this Halloween. Vividly reimagined for the post-truth era, H.G. Well’s masterpiece is chillingly transformed; questioning what we can trust and who we believe in a world where reality and fiction blur.

Experienced by the audience through wireless headphone technology, Tin Robot Theatre breathe chilling new life into the classic sci-fi story with live vocal manipulation, audio effects, and a specially created binaural soundscape.

‘Tin Robot continues to push at the limits of live theatre, developing its own distinctive voice and thrillingly inventive style’ - What’s On


Ticket Event time Cost
The War of the Worlds

Admits One

20:00 - 21:00 £12.00
Pre-Theatre Dining


18:30 - 19:45 £18.00



4 Temple Row West B2 5NY


Birmingham City Centre

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Old Joint Stock Theatre


Old Joint Stock Pub & Theatre

Old Joint Stock Pub & Theatre

Victorian, unique and vintage are but a few ways to describe the eye-catching Old Joint Stock Theatre pub, sitting just shy of Birmingham City Centre.  Born originally as a library then later a bank, this decadent and richly decorated Victorian pub sits comfortably opposite St Philips Cathedral inone…

T&C s


Changes can be made to ticket purchases subject to availability and may not be an option for certain events. Changes will incur a £2.50 per ticket administration fee. This is offered at the discretion of the venue.

LATECOMERS - Please be aware that due to the intimate setting of the Old Joint Stock Theatre that latecomers MAY not be admitted. Please leave sufficient time for arrival as refunds will not be given if you cannot be admitted due to arriving late.

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