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WAR HORSE RETURNS TO EDINBURGH

In celebration of opening night of War Horse in Edinburgh at the Festival Theatre last Wednesday, Joey was greeted in at the front of the theatre by 2 police horses, with the moment landing on the cover of the Scotsman and the Edinburgh Evening News, as well as being included on STV that evening. The […]

War Horse best-selling show ever at Royal Concert Hall Nottingham

The recent production of War Horse at the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham proved to be a record-breaking success, with over 55,000 people seeing the National Theatre’s global stage hit during its three-and-a-half week run at the venue. The Royal Concert Hall’s Director of Sales, Marketing and Development, Jonathan Saville, said: “Without a doubt this […]

Joey and Topthorn impress at the Nottingham Puppet Festival

From Thursday-Sunday last week Nottingham came to life with puppetry of every kind in all corners of the city, with an eclectic mix of performances, talks, workshops, film screenings, a pop-up puppet village and vibrant puppet parade, featuring the talents of local, national and international artists. The Puppet Festival coincided with our run of War […]

WAR HORSE RETURNS TO THE NT

War Horse will return to the National Theatre 11 years after its NT debut for a limited run in November 2018. War Horse at the NT marks the centenary of the Armistice which brought World War I to an end and there will be a special performance on the 11 November to mark the day. The […]

War Horse arrives in Bradford

After a great run at our first ever arena venue at The Brighton Centre, we’re now at our sixth venue, The Alhambra Theatre in Bradford. We’re playing there until 10th March before heading down to Nottingham. We’ve had some brilliant reviews from the run, including the following: ★★★★★ “A galloping success.” Reviews Hub    ★★★★★ “Absolutely […]

War Horse plays its first ever arena

We’re thrilled to now be playing at our first ever arena venue, The Brighton Centre. We opened to a packed house on 25th January and have had some brilliant reviews from the local press, all confirming the success of the arena as a venue. ★★★★★“A wonder of modern theatre.” The Argus ★★★★★ “It is all […]

WAR HORSE SMASHES OXFORD BOX OFFICE RECORDS

The New Theatre in Oxford were thrilled to announce today that War Horse is their highest selling show ever. They said: IT HAS played to millions of people across the world, and now the internationally acclaimed War Horse has become the biggest selling show ever at the New Theatre Oxford. The National Theatre’s award-winning production […]

Michael Morpurgo recognised in New Year Honours List

Michael Morpurgo, the author of War Horse, has been recognised in the New Year Honours List.  In response to receiving the award he said: “I think in a way the only reason this wonderful honour has been given, it is for charity, but it is because, probably if I’m honest with myself, it is about one […]

War Horse hits Oxford over the festive season

War Horse has now arrived in Oxford, and will be playing at the Oxford New Theatre until 6th January.  Every day this week, a different member of the War Horse team will be interviewed by Kat Orman on BBC Radio Oxford. Yesterday we heard from our Deputy Stage Manager Elli Andrews (http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05nlwrh – listen from […]

Kiran Landa is interviewed by the Oxford Student

Could you tell us a bit about yourself? I’m an actress from Nottingham, which is also where I trained as an actor at the Television Workshop and where I went to university to read English at the University of Nottingham. After my undergraduate degree, I went to Oxford University to do a PGCE in English and […]

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

Birmingham Hippodrome

10 October 2018 - 03 November 2018

London National Theatre

08 November 2018 - 05 January 2019

Glasgow SEC

15 January 2019 - 02 February 2019

Sunderland Empire Theatre

06 February 2019 - 23 February 2019

Canterbury Marlowe Theatre

27 February 2019 - 16 March 2019