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 […]
Yesterday Joey made some friends in Leicester Square! See all the photos here.
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
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.
The full book of War Horse is available to listen to on Spotify, narrated by Michael Morpurgo with Timothy Spall as the voice of Joey. Listen for free here.
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.)