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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Last night War Horse opened in Antwerp, ahead of its 6 week run at the Stadsschouwburg Theatre. Find out more and book tickets here.
In the third update from our double team puppeteers, they answer quick-fire questions about their preferences in War Horse.
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 […]