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.)
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 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 […]
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 […]