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Friday 15 December 2017

Wet Wet Wet star Marti joins War of the Worlds

WET Wet Wet singer Marti Pellow is joining the stage show of 'War of the Worlds'.

The Scottish star has signed up for the touring musical as The Voice of Humanity.

Cast members include Jason Donovan as Parson Nathaniel, Kerry Ellis, who starred in We Will Rock You and Wicked, as his wife Beth, and Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson in the role of The Artilleryman.

Hollywood star Liam Neeson is taking the narrator role originally created by Richard Burton. Neeson will appear as a 3D hologram in the show, based on HG Wells's story about an invasion from Mars led by 'Tripods'.

The tour opens in Dublin on November 29, before moving to 15 dates in England, Scotland and Wales.

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