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From the Horse’s Mouth: Signals and Sounds

In our second update from our London War horse double team, Markus Schabbing, James Alexander-Taylor and Matthew Churcher share their progress and explain how they work together reacting to sights, signals and sounds from each other and their fellow puppeteers

Watch the War Horse Vlog

Introducing the first in a series of War Horse vlogs from some of our London puppeteers. Here James Alexander-Taylor, Matthew Churcher and Markus Shabbing introduce themselves and what they do, giving a behind-the-scenes insight into War Horse.

War Horse Puppetry on Blue Peter

Toby Olié (former War Horse Associate Puppetry Director and puppeteer) was on Blue Peter this week, showing how easy it is to create amazing puppetry. See the full video here.(Skip to 14.26 to see the feature.)  

War Horse takes part in Wear a Hat Day

Today Joey, Topthorn and even the Goose joined fellow cast members taking part in Wear A Hat Day for Brain Tumour Research.  To see the rest of the pictures click here To donate £5 text the word HAT to 70660.    

War Horse wins Best Play at the Mousetraps!

War Horse was honoured to attend the the Mousetrap Awards last night and were thrilled to win BEST PLAY! The Mousetrap Award are run by Mousetrap Theatre Projects and award was voted for by 15-23 year olds. Alex Sims, Associate Director of War Horse collected the award, thanking the Mousetrap project for voting and for celebrating […]

War Horse Wins Award for Best Puppetry

The winners of the prestigious Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards were announced at the Artscape Opera House in Cape Town last night. The much local anticipated event, celebrating its 50th anniversary We’re thrilled to announce that War Horse has won BEST PUPPETRY DESIGN and Handspring Trust for Puppetry Art has won the AWARD FOR INNOVATION IN […]

New War Horse Cast Begin Performances

Our new War Horse London cast celebrate their first performance tonight! View all the cast and their biographies in our gallery here. See the new cast, now playing at the New London Theatre, currently booking until February 2016.

World Book Day

5 March 2015 is the 20th Annual World Book Day! To celebrate we’ve shared the quote from the Author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo: “For me,the greater part of writing is daydreaming, dreaming the dream of my story until it hatches out-the writing down of it I always find hard.But I love finishing it,then holding […]

Oxford New Theatre

13 December 2017 - 06 January 2018

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25 January 2018 - 10 February 2018

Bradford Alhambra Theatre

14 February 2018 - 10 March 2018

Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

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Edinburgh Festival Theatre

18 April 2018 - 12 May 2018

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15 January 2019 - 02 February 2019

Sunderland Empire Theatre

06 February 2019 - 23 February 2019

Canterbury Marlowe Theatre

27 February 2019 - 16 March 2019
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In our second update from our London War horse double team, Markus Schabbing, James Alexander-Taylor and Matthew Churcher share their progress and explain how they work together reacting to sights, signals and sounds from each other and their fellow puppeteers