The latest from WarHorse


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 reviews following the press night have been brilliant, as demonstrated by all the 5 stars below!

★★★★★ “The power of Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris’ puppet-led spectacular is still intact.”

The Herald

★★★★★ “A stunningly-told story of a boy and his best friend against the backdrop of a brutal war. Tissues may be required.”

Sunday Post

★★★★★ “Magnificent.”

All Theatre Edinburgh

★★★★★“A stage masterpiece.”

Southside Advertiser

★★★★★ “This evening is every expectation excelled.”

Edinburgh Reporter

★★★★★  “A stunning spectacle of theatrical innovation and emotion.”

Daily Record

★★★★★ “A beautiful storyline, creative staging and superb performances combine to make War Horse a memorable and incredible production that I highly recommend – and I suggest you bring some tissues!”

Love Books

★★★★★ “This production lives up go expectation and then some.”

On Stage Blog

★★★★★ “This is truly spectacular theatre and unmissable.”

Daily Business Magazine

“There wasn’t a dry eye in the house by the end of the evening.”

Radio Summerhall

★★★★★ “Nothing short of terrific.”

Review Sphere

★★★★★ “An emotional and harrowing piece, with awe-inspiring puppetry and performance.”

Young Perspective

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

Stoke-on-Trent Regent Theatre

27 March 2019 - 06 April 2019

Dublin Bord Gais Energy Theatre

10 April 2019 - 27 April 2019

Hong Kong Lyric Theatre

10 May 2019 - 26 May 2019

Auckland Civic Theatre

21 June 2019 - 07 July 2019

Liverpool Empire

31 July 2019 - 17 August 2019

Oxford New Theatre

22 August 2019 - 07 September 2019

Leicester Curve

18 September 2019 - 12 October 2019

Wembley Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre

18 October 2019 - 23 November 2019