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Michael Morpurgo’s War Horse at the Royal Albert Hall

On 27 October 2016, Michael Morpurgo will read his poignant and emotionally-charged novel accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, featuring a specially-arranged score by Adrian Sutton and John Tams, inspired by the music from the National Theatre production of War Horse. Drawing live on stage, Olivier, Tony and OBIE award-winning British designer Rae Smith […]

New UK Tour Dates Confirmed

NATIONAL THEATRE CONFIRMS NEW DATES FOR UK TOUR OF WAR HORSE EDINBURGH, SALFORD & MILTON KEYNES   The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse, today confirmed new dates for its tour of the UK, which begins in a year’s time, on 15 September 2017 in Canterbury. Tour dates already announced are:   Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury (15 […]

War Horse screenings on The Deck at the NT

Next week The Deck, a stunning rooftop space situated on the roof of the National Theatre, is transforming into a 50-seat pop-up cinema, showcasing the NT Live broadcast of one of the National Theatre’s most celebrated shows, War Horse. Monday 15 – Thursday 18 August 2016 Matinee showing 2pmEvening showing 7pm Friday 19 August 2016Matinee showing 2pm For […]

UK tour of War Horse

 Begins 15 September 2017 and tours to Canterbury, Bristol, Liverpool, Oxford, Brighton, Bradford & Nottingham The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse, begins a major tour of the UK on 15 September 2017 at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury, where it will run until 14 October 2017. War Horse will then tour to the […]

Final week in the West End

Today we announced the final extension of War Horse in the West End. The final performance at the New London Theatre will be 12 March 2016.Michael Morpurgo has these words to share: ‘So Joey needs a rest. After an 8 year run in London, first at the National Theatre then at The New London, it is […]

Michael Morpurgo Q&A

Last week, our social media fans submitted their questions for War Horse author Michael Morpurgo, read on to discover his writing inspirations and thoughts on the play.   Q. Who was your favourite author when growing up?– Asked by Jane Baker A. Robert Louis Stephens and my favourite book was Treasure Island – what annoys me […]

War Horse Bake Off

As part of Saturday’s first West End Bake Off, the War Horse cast and crew created an abundance of War Horse themed baked treats. See all the photos here.

Joey helps recreate historic photo

Yesterday Joey stood alongside 18 horses from the household Cavalry Mounted Regiment in Peckham, South London, to recreate an iconic image from 1915. Local artist and social historian, Melissa Smith said: ‘This photograph is haunting in so many ways, but perhaps because we know that so many of the men and horses in it never […]

Canterbury Marlowe Theatre

15 September 2017 - 14 October 2017

Bristol Hippodrome Theatre

18 October 2017 - 11 November 2017

Liverpool Empire Theatre

15 November 2017 - 02 December 2017

Oxford New Theatre

13 December 2017 - 06 January 2018

Brighton Centre

25 January 2018 - 10 February 2018

Bradford Alhambra Theatre

14 February 2018 - 10 March 2018

Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

14 March 2018 - 07 April 2018

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

18 April 2018 - 12 May 2018

Southampton Mayflower Theatre

16 May 2018 - 09 June 2018

Salford The Lowry

13 June 2018 - 30 June 2018

Wales Millennium Centre

04 July 2018 - 28 July 2018

Woking New Victoria Theatre

01 August 2018 - 18 August 2018

Plymouth Theatre Royal

29 August 2018 - 15 September 2018

Milton Keynes Theatre

19 September 2018 - 06 October 2018

Glasgow SECC

11 January 2019 - 26 January 2019

On 27 October 2016, Michael Morpurgo will read his poignant and emotionally-charged novel accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, featuring a specially-arranged score by Adrian Sutton and John Tams, inspired by the music from the National Theatre production of War Horse.

Drawing live on stage, Olivier, Tony and OBIE award-winning British designer Rae Smith will create animated illustrations of Morpurgo’s book. Songs will be performed by Tim van Eyken, original songman from the National Theatre’s War Horse, with London Voices.

Royal Albert Hall, 27 October 2016

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