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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 […]

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.)  

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