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Fast & Furious Live is coming to the UK

The live show will be coming to the UK for the first time.

Fast & Furious Live have announced their first ever global arena tour, arriving in the UK and mainland Europe at the end of January 2018.

The live show will transport fans straight into the action packed world of Fast & Furious, recreating awe-inspiring moments from the films alongside new stunts and story.

Fast & Furious Live will visit London, Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Belfast and Glasgow throughout its global run, with the world premiere scheduled for the 19 January 2018 at London’s O2.

The arena tour will go on to visit 23 cities in 114 countries.

Rowland French, the creative director and executive producer behind Fast & Furious Live says: “It’s been years in the making, and we are beyond excited to finally show fellow fans what we have been creating in order to bring Fast & Furious Live to the global stage. With this mix of extraordinary stunts, special effects, cutting-edge 3D-projection mapping – as well as drivers pushing their own limits — every performance will create an unforgettable experience for the live audience. Twenty-three cities across 14 countries is just the beginning for Fast & Furious Live.”

Set to run across two hours, the show promises to be the most spectacular live arena production ever. It will use favourite cars and locations, and key scenes from the film series. Using 3D projection mapping, fans will be transported directed into the multimillion dollar franchise.

“Fast & Furious Live will allow audiences worldwide to experience the extreme action sequences from the franchise through an authentic live experience,” says Vince Klaseus, President, Universal Brand Development. “With this live show, we are redefining fan access and bringing audiences closer than ever to their favourite movie moments.”

Audiences will experience the iconic street racers’ flaming exhausts and vehicular acrobatics, featuring original cars from the film as well as exact replicas of favourites. The world’s leading stunt drivers will be on hand to bring all the Fast & Furious action to life.

 

Here are those UK Fast & Furious Live dates:

19 – 21 January 2018 – The O2, London
6 – 8 April 2018 – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle
13 – 15 April 2018 – Manchester Arena, Manchester
20 – 22 April 2018 – Birmingham Arena, Birmingham
27 – 29 April 2018 – Sheffield Arena, Sheffield
4 – 6 May 2018 – SSE Arena, Belfast
11 – 13 May 2018 – SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Tickets for Fast & Furious Live will be available from 9:00 on Friday 29 September 2017 through Ticketmaster.co.uk.


A brief history of Fast & Furious

Fast & Furious first exploded onto the scene in 2001 as The Fast and the Furious, having since released seven sequels. During it’s time it has become Universal’s biggest franchise of all time, and stands as the sixth highest grossing film series of all time.

The first film introduced Vin Diesel as street racer and ex-convict Dominic Toretto, and the late Paul Walker as Brian O’Connor.

Throughout the eight films, stars have included Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Eva Mendes, Charlize Theron and many more.

The most recent film, The Fate Of The Furious, was released in April 2017. The next instalment is set to be released in 2019, according to Vin Diesel.

 

Tickets for Fast & Furious Live will be available from 9:00 on Friday 29 September 2017 through Ticketmaster.co.uk.

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