Today the National Theatre (22 November 2018) announced the 34 strong cast for its acclaimed production of War Horse, which begins its major tour across the globe on 15 January 2019 (press night: 28 January 2019) at the Glasgow SEC. The tour will travel across the UK and beyond to Sunderland Empire (6-23 February 2019), Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury (27 February-16 March 2019), Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent (27 March-6 April 2019), Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin (10-27 April 2019), Lyric Theatre, Hong Kong (10-26 May 2019), Civic Theatre, Auckland (21 June-7 July 2019), Liverpool Empire (31 July-17 August 2019), New Theatre, Oxford (22 August-7 September 2019) and Curve, Leicester (18 September-12 October 2019). Further tour dates to be announced.
Scott Miller, who recently graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, will play the central role of Albert Narracott alongside Jo Castleton who reprises her role as Rose Narracott from the recent 10th Anniversary UK Tour. Musician Ben Murray returns from the West End run as Songperson.
They are joined by: Kofi Aidoo-Appiah (Topthorn head), Rianna Ash (Joey head), Huw Blainey (Geordie), Matthew Booth (Allan/Brandt/Manfred), Jonathan Cobb (Goose/Schnabel), Colin Connor (Ted), Ben Cutler (Nicholls), Khalid Daley (David/Baby Joey), Zoe Halliday (Topthorn hind), Danny Hendrix (Billy/Heine/Klebb), Alex Hooper (Joey heart), Lewis Howard (Joey/Topthorn heart), William Ilkley (Arthur), Michael Jean-Marain (Topthorn heart), Andrew Keay (Joey/Topthorn hind), Clive Keene (Greig/ Sergeant Fine), Natalie Kimmerling (Emilie), Kiran Landa (Paulette/Baby Joey), Mark Matthews (Joey hind), Katherine Moraz (Annie Gilbert), Christopher Naylor (Friedrich/Priest), Samuel Parker (Joey/Topthorn hind), Tom Quinn (Joey/Topthorn head), Gareth Radcliffe (Carter/Strauss), Domonic Ramsden (Joey/Topthorn heart), Jack Simpson (Klausen), Tom Stacy (Joey/Topthorn head), Elizabeth Stretton (Matron Callaghan/Baby Joey), Kenton Thomas (Bone/Schweyk/Vet Martin), Charlie Tighe (Stewart/Heine/Ludwig) and Matthew Trevannion (Sergeant Thunder).