NT LIVE: ENCORE SCREENINGS
UK & Ireland Tour - February 28, 2014

War Horse, seen by 5 million people worldwide since its premiere in 2007, was broadcast live for the first time last night (27 February 2014) from its home at the New London Theatre in the West End as part of National Theatre Live. The performance was watched live by over 155,000 people in cinemas across the UK.

V.I.P. guests who attended were Bill Bailey, Isabella Calthorpe, Tom Daley, Dynamo, Jenni Falconer, Amal Fashanu, Helen Fospero, Jasmine Guinness, Natalie Gumede, John Hurt, Olivia Inge, Daniel Mays, Phoebe Peters, Steve Redgrave, Dakota Blue Richards, Camilla Rutherford, Colin Salmon, Fiona Salmon, Miranda Sawyer, Phillip Schofield, Michael Smiley, Linzi Stoppard, Will Stoppard and Anna Williamson.  They were joined by members of the War Horse creative team including author Michael Morpurgoand directors Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris.

If you missed the National Theatre Live performance, you can watch an encore screening. For more information, visitntlive.com

NT LIVE: ENCORE SCREENINGS
London - February 28, 2014

War Horse, seen by 5 million people worldwide since its premiere in 2007, was broadcast live for the first time last night (27 February 2014) from its home at the New London Theatre in the West End as part of National Theatre Live. The performance was watched live by over 155,000 people in cinemas across the UK.

V.I.P. guests who attended were Bill Bailey, Isabella Calthorpe, Tom Daley, Dynamo, Jenni Falconer, Amal Fashanu, Helen Fospero, Jasmine Guinness, Natalie Gumede, John Hurt, Olivia Inge, Daniel Mays, Phoebe Peters, Steve Redgrave, Dakota Blue Richards, Camilla Rutherford, Colin Salmon, Fiona Salmon, Miranda Sawyer, Phillip Schofield, Michael Smiley, Linzi Stoppard, Will Stoppard and Anna Williamson.  They were joined by members of the War Horse creative team including author Michael Morpurgo and directors Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris.

If you missed the National Theatre Live performance, you can watch an encore screening. For more information, visit ntlive.com

BE A PART OF NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE
London - February 7, 2014

A limited number of tickets have been released for the NT Live Performance at the New London Theatre. War Horse will be broadcast, live from the theatre, to cinemas around the world on 27 February 2014. 

Click here to be a part of the audience at the New London Theatre.

CHECK BEFORE YOU TRAVEL
London - February 4, 2014

If you are coming to see War Horse in London on Wednesday 5th or Thursday 6th February, please be aware that there is a planned tube strike on these days and it is advisable to check www.tfl.gov.uk before you travel and to allow extra time to get here. The New London Theatre is a 15 minute walk from either Tottenham Court Road or Charing Cross Station.

BE A PART OF NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE
London - January 28, 2014

A limited number of tickets have been released for the NT Live Performance at the New London Theatre. War Horse will be broadcast, live from the theatre, to cinemas around the world on 27 February 2014.

Click here to be a part of the audience at the New London Theatre.

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE
UK & Ireland Tour - January 7, 2014

National Theatre Live will broadcast War Horse live from London’s West End to cinemas around the world on Thursday 27 February, 2014. Find your nearest venue at ntlive.com

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE
London - January 7, 2014

National Theatre Live will broadcast War Horse live from London’s West End to cinemas around the world on Thursday 27 February, 2014. Find your nearest venue at ntlive.com

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War Horse - Now Performing at the Lowry
UK & Ireland Tour - December 5, 2013

War Horse opened to a standing ovation and 5 star reviews in Salford. There are a limited amount of seats left Monday - Thursdays until 18th Jan. Book Now!

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Experience the Wonder of War Horse this Christmas
London - December 5, 2013

See War Horse this Christmas - additional Matinees Now onsale:

Mon 23rd Dec - 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Tue 24th Dec - 2pm

Wed 25th Dec - No performance

Thu 26th Dec - 7.30pm

Fri 27th Dec - 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Sat 28th Dec - 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Sun 29th Dec - No performance

Mon 30th Dec - 7.30pm

Tue 31st Dec - 2pm

Wed 1st Jan - 7.30pm

Thu 2nd Jan - 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Fri 3rd Jan - 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Sat 4th Jan - 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Sun 5th Jan - No performance

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE
Australia - September 27, 2013

National Theatre Live will broadcast War Horse live from London’s West End to cinemas around the world on Thursday 27 February, 2014.

Find your nearest venue at ntlive.com

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE
U.S. Tour - September 27, 2013

National Theatre Live will broadcast War Horse live from London’s West End to cinemas around the world on Thursday 27 February, 2014.

Find your nearest venue at ntlive.com

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE
UK & Ireland Tour - September 27, 2013

National Theatre Live will broadcast War Horse live from London’s West End to cinemas around the world on Thursday 27 February, 2014.

Find your nearest venue at ntlive.com

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE
London - September 27, 2013

National Theatre Live will broadcast War Horse live from London’s West End to cinemas around the world on Thursday 27 February, 2014.

Find your nearest venue at ntlive.com

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WAR HORSE NOW BOOKING TO 27 OCT '14 IN LONDON
UK & Ireland Tour - September 16, 2013

War Horse announces the release of over 280,000 new tickets for its West End production, taking bookings at the New London Theatre to 27 October 2014.  

 

Nick Stafford’s adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s book received its world premiere at the National Theatre in October 2007 and has since been seen by over 4 million people worldwide.  War Horse is currently celebrating its sixth year on the London stage. 

The powerful story of a young boy called Albert and his beloved horse, Joey, who has been requisitioned to fight for the English in World War I. Caught in enemy crossfire, Joey ends up serving on both sides during the war before landing in no man’s land, while Albert, not old enough to enlist, embarks on a treacherous mission to find his horse and bring him home.  War Horse is a remarkable tale of courage, loyalty and friendship.

War Horse begins a tour of the UK and Ireland in September 2013 at Plymouth Theatre Royal and a German language production entitled Gefährten opens in October 2013 at the historic Theater des Westens in Berlin.  A North American production continues to tour throughout 2013 and 2014.  The Broadway production of War Horse, which completed its run at the Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theater earlier this year, was the winner of six Tony Awards including a Special Tony Award for Handspring Puppet Company.  A tour with an all-Australian cast recently completed its run in Brisbane at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC.  

Directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom MorrisWar Horse is designed by Rae Smith, with puppet direction, design and fabrication by Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler for Handspring Puppet Company,lighting by Paule Constable, and movement and horse choreography by Toby Sedgwick, with video design by Leo Warner and Mark Grimmer, songmaker John Tams, music by Adrian Sutton and sound by Christopher Shutt.

ANTHEMS FOR PEACE

This autumn War Horse hosts a series of platforms and special events at the New London Theatre, as part of its ongoing behind-the-scenes programme.  On 26 October, there will be an on-stage puppetry demonstration, Inside the Horse, featuring Joey, the life-size horse puppet.  On 6 November, award-winning co-director Marianne Elliottwill discuss the show’s extraordinary journey from the rehearsal room to global phenomenon and on 10 November, the author of the original novel Michael Morpurgo joins designer Rae Smith and actor Virginia McKenna in a specially devised evening of art and song called Anthems for Peace.

WAR HORSE NOW BOOKING TO 27 OCT '14
London - September 16, 2013

 War Horse announces the release of over 280,000 new tickets for its West End production, taking bookings at the New London Theatre to 27 October 2014.  

 

Nick Stafford’s adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s book received its world premiere at the National Theatre in October 2007 and has since been seen by over 4 million people worldwide.  War Horse is currently celebrating its sixth year on the London stage. 

The powerful story of a young boy called Albert and his beloved horse, Joey, who has been requisitioned to fight for the English in World War I. Caught in enemy crossfire, Joey ends up serving on both sides during the war before landing in no man’s land, while Albert, not old enough to enlist, embarks on a treacherous mission to find his horse and bring him home.  War Horse is a remarkable tale of courage, loyalty and friendship.

War Horse begins a tour of the UK and Ireland in September 2013 at Plymouth Theatre Royal and a German language production entitled Gefährten opens in October 2013 at the historic Theater des Westens in Berlin.  A North American production continues to tour throughout 2013 and 2014.  The Broadway production of War Horse, which completed its run at the Lincoln Center’s Vivian Beaumont Theater earlier this year, was the winner of six Tony Awards including a Special Tony Award for Handspring Puppet Company.  A tour with an all-Australian cast recently completed its run in Brisbane at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC.  

Directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris, War Horse is designed by Rae Smith, with puppet direction, design and fabrication by Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler for Handspring Puppet Company,lighting by Paule Constable, and movement and horse choreography by Toby Sedgwick, with video design by Leo Warner and Mark Grimmer, songmaker John Tams, music by Adrian Sutton and sound by Christopher Shutt.

ANTHEMS FOR PEACE

This autumn War Horse hosts a series of platforms and special events at the New London Theatre, as part of its ongoing behind-the-scenes programme.  On 26 October, there will be an on-stage puppetry demonstration, Inside the Horse, featuring Joey, the life-size horse puppet.  On 6 November, award-winning co-director Marianne Elliott will discuss the show’s extraordinary journey from the rehearsal room to global phenomenon and on 10 November, the author of the original novel Michael Morpurgo joins designer Rae Smith and actor Virginia McKenna in a specially devised evening of art and song called Anthems for Peace.

 

Great Rates for Under 18s
London - April 24, 2013

Under 18s save £10 off the top two prices to see War Horse on Monday - Thursday performances. These tickets can be booked online, over the phone or at person at the New London Box Office see the Ticket Info page for more information on how to book.

London Now Booking Until Feb 2014!
UK & Ireland Tour - January 30, 2013

100,000 Tickets have now been released for War Horse, taking bookings through until Feb 2014.

Best Availability Monday - Thursday evenings from February.

Best Availability Thursday Matinees, Friday & Saturday performances from March.

WAR HORSE SNOW UPDATE
UK & Ireland Tour - January 14, 2013

Today’s performance of War Horse will go ahead as scheduled.

Customers are advised to travel where possible and to check the latest travel and weather information in advance to avoid disappointment.

Please contact the source where you purchased your tickets for War Horse at least 4 hours in advance of the performance if you have any issues travelling to the theatre because of disruptions caused by the snow.

If you purchased your tickets through the National Theatre please call 0207 452 3000

If you purchased through SEE tickets please call 0844 995 9657

WAR HORSE SNOW UPDATE
London - January 14, 2013

Today’s performance of War Horse will go ahead as scheduled.

Customers are advised to travel where possible and to check the latest travel and weather information in advance to avoid disappointment.

Please contact the source where you purchased your tickets for War Horse at least 4 hours in advance of the performance if you have any issues travelling to the theatre because of disruptions caused by the snow. 

If you purchased your tickets through the National Theatre please call 0207 452 3000

If you purchased through SEE tickets please call 0844 995 9657

Ticket Availability Update
UK & Ireland Tour - January 11, 2013

Good Seats available for London:

Monday to Thursday Performances - January 2013

Friday performances - Feburary 2013

Saturday performances - March 2013

Booking Tip: - When calling have a few dates in mind in case your first choice is fully booked.

For more advice on getting tickets check out our FAQ page.

Ticket Availability Update
London - January 11, 2013

Good Seats available for London:

Monday to Thursday Performances - January 2013

Friday performances - Feburary 2013

Saturday performances - March 2013

Booking Tip: - When calling have a few dates in mind in case your first choice is fully booked.

For more advice on getting tickets check out our FAQ page.

War Horse Begins Performances in Denver
U.S. Tour - January 4, 2013

War Horse will begin performances in Denver on January 8th at the Buell Theatre.

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"Brilliant Puppetry Wins Hearts in a Canter"
Australia - January 2, 2013

"THE National Theatre's War Horse is extraordinary theatre. Brilliant, bold, moving, it is a world-class fusion of performance, design and spectacular puppetry..." 

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See War Horse this Christmas!
UK & Ireland Tour - December 17, 2012

Additional Matinee performances on Friday 28th Dec & Wednesday 2nd Jan, full performance schedule below:

Monday 24 December 2012 – 1:30pm

Tuesday 25 December 2012 – no performance

Wednesday 26 December 2012 – 7pm

Thursday 27 December 2012 – 2pm & 7pm

Friday 28 December 2012 – 2pm & 7pm

Saturday 29 December 2012 – 2pm & 7pm

Sunday 30 December 2012 – no performance

Monday 31 December 2012 – 2pm

Tuesday 1 January 2013 – 7pm

Wednesday 2 January 2013 – 2pm & 7pm

Thursday 3 January 2013 – 2pm & 7pm

Friday 4 January 2013 – 7pm

Saturday 5 January 2013 – 2pm & 7pm

Sunday 6 January 2013 – no performance

See War Horse this Christmas!
London - December 17, 2012

Additional Matinee performances on Friday 28th Dec & Wednesday 2nd Jan, full performance schedule below:

Monday 24 December 2012 – 1:30pm

Tuesday 25 December 2012 – no performance

Wednesday 26 December 2012 – 7pm

Thursday 27 December 2012 – 2pm & 7pm

Friday 28 December 2012 – 2pm & 7pm

Saturday 29 December 2012 – 2pm & 7pm

Sunday 30 December 2012 – no performance

Monday 31 December 2012 – 2pm

Tuesday 1 January 2013 – 7pm

Wednesday 2 January 2013 – 2pm & 7pm

Thursday 3 January 2013 – 2pm & 7pm

Friday 4 January 2013 – 7pm

Saturday 5 January 2013 – 2pm & 7pm

Sunday 6 January 2013 – no performance

AUSTRALIAN PREMIERE PREVIEWS FROM DECEMBER 23 - BOOK NOW!
Australia - December 11, 2012

BEST AVAILABILITY FOR 24, 27 & 28 DEC – SEATS JUST RELEASED FOR OPENING NIGHT 31 DEC

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ticketmaster.com.au

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War Horse gallops towards Australian Stage Premiere
Australia - December 3, 2012

Rehearsals for the stage production of War Horse are underway in Sydney, ahead of the Australia premiere in Melbourne on New Year's Eve.

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War Horse Begins Performances in Philadelphia
U.S. Tour - November 20, 2012

War Horse will begin performances in Philadelphia on November 20th at the Academy of Music.

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Day Seats now Available!
UK & Ireland Tour - November 15, 2012

From 10am each day seats will be released for that day's performance at £25 from the New London Theatre box office.  If you are unsuccessful at getting seats at this time there is the opportunity of retruned tickets available from 6pm from the box office.

Day Seats Now Available!
London - November 15, 2012

From 10am each day seats will be released for that day's performance at £25 from the New London Theatre box office.  If you are unsuccessful at getting seats at this time there is the opportunity of retruned tickets available from 6pm from the box office.

War Horse to close in Toronto after a record - breaking run
Toronto - November 12, 2012

The Canadian production of the National Theatre of Great Britain’s international phenomenon WAR HORSE will conclude its Toronto run on January 6, 2013 at the Princess of Wales Theatre.

The production has set a record in Canada as the longest-running professional drama of all time.  At the time of closing, the production will have played 368 performances.

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War Horse Begins Performances in Pittsburgh
U.S. Tour - November 12, 2012

War Horse will begin performances in Pittsburgh on November 13th at the Benedum Center.

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WAR HORSE CELEBRATES FIFTH ANNIVERSARY
UK & Ireland Tour - October 26, 2012

The National Theatre’s award-winning production of War Horse last night (25 October 2012) celebrated its fifth anniversary in London with a special performance at the New London Theatre, Drury Lane.  Former cast members and the show’s creative
team gathered with VIPs and friends to celebrate five years on the London stage.

WAR HORSE CELEBRATES FIFTH ANNIVERSARY
London - October 26, 2012

The National Theatre’s award-winning production
of War Horse last night (25 October 2012) celebrated its fifth anniversary in London with a special performance at the New London Theatre, Drury Lane. Former cast members and the show’s creative
team gathered with VIPs and friends to celebrate five years on the London stage

War Horse Begins Performances in Washington DC
U.S. Tour - October 22, 2012

War Horse will begin performances in Washington DC October 23rd at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

Ticket Availability Update
UK & Ireland Tour - October 19, 2012

Good Seats still available for London:

Monday to Thursday in November 2012

Fridays & Saturdays in December 2012

Booking Tip: - When calling have a few dates in mind in case your first choice is fully booked.

For more advice on getting tickets check out our FAQ page.

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Ticket Availability Update
London - October 19, 2012

Good Seats still available for London:

Monday to Thursday in November 2012

Fridays & Saturdays in December 2012

Booking Tip: - When calling have a few dates in mind in case your first choice is fully booked.

For more advice on getting tickets check out our FAQ page.

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War Horse Begins Performances in Boston
U.S. Tour - October 9, 2012

War Horse will begin performances in Boston October 10th at the Boston Opera House.

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WAR HORSE AUSTRALIAN CAST ANNOUNCED AND REHEARSALS COMMENCE
Australia - October 2, 2012

The National Theatre of Great Britain and Global Creatures are thrilled to announce the cast
of the Australian production of the multiple Tony and Olivier Award-winning show War Horse. Rehearsals commence today in Sydney with the cast and creative team coming together to start work on this unique stage
production.

War Horse will hold its Australian premiere in Melbourne on New Year’s Eve at Arts Centre Melbourne’s State Theatre. After the Melbourne season War Horse will travel to
Sydney for a season at the Lyric Theatre from Saturday 16 March and to Brisbane for a season at Lyric Theatre from Saturday 6 July.

The War Horse cast is an ensemble of 33
actors including newcomer Cody Fern, a Sydney-based actor who takes on the role of Albert Narracott, the young boy whose beloved horse, Joey, is sold to the cavalry at the outbreak of World War I. Cody is making his major stage role debut in
this production.

FIRST TOUR OF UK AND IRELAND FOR NATIONAL THEATRE'S ACCLAIMED PRODUCTION OF WAR HORSE
UK & Ireland Tour - October 2, 2012

It was announced today (2 October
2012) that the National Theatre's award-winning production of War Horse begins
a ten month, nine-venue tour of the UK and Ireland on 27 September 2013.

Seen by over 2.4 million people
worldwide since its premiere at the National Theatre in 2007, War
Horse 
will visit the Theatre Royal, Plymouth, Birmingham
Hippodrome; The Lowry in Salford Quays, the
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh; The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton; Bord
Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin, Sunderland Empire; the Alhambra
Theatre, Bradford and the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff.

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FIRST TOUR OF UK AND IRELAND FOR NATIONAL THEATRE'S ACCLAIMED PRODUCTION OF WAR HORSE
London - October 2, 2012

It was announced today (2 October
2012) that the National Theatre’s award-winning production of War Horse begins
a ten month, nine-venue tour of the UK and Ireland on 27 September 2013.

Seen by over 2.4 million people
worldwide since its premiere at the National Theatre in 2007, War
Horse will visit the Theatre Royal, Plymouth, Birmingham
Hippodrome; The Lowry in Salford Quays, the
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh; The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton; Bord
Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin, Sunderland Empire; the Alhambra
Theatre, Bradford and the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff.

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War Horse Begins Performances in Durham
U.S. Tour - October 1, 2012

On October 2nd War Horse begins performances at the Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham North Carolina.

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War Horse Begins Performances in Atlanta
U.S. Tour - September 25, 2012

War Horse begins performances at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta on September 25th.

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War Horse Begins Performances in Dallas
U.S. Tour - September 10, 2012

War Horse begins performances at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas, Texas on September 12th until September 23rd.

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After two amazing years, War Horse will conclude its run in New York on January 6, 2013.
New York - September 5, 2012

War Horse, the 2011 Tony® Award-winning Best Play and international sensation seen by over 2 million people worldwide, will conclude its Broadway run Sunday, January 6, 2013 as the longest-running Tony® Award-winning Best Play of the last decade.

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Do not miss Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo.
UK & Ireland Tour - September 4, 2012

Award-winning children’s author Michael Morpurgo’s Private Peaceful plays for a strictly limited 16 performances only at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 18 – 29 September 2012. 

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Do not miss Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo.
London - September 4, 2012

Award-winning children’s author Michael Morpurgo’s Private Peaceful plays for a strictly limited 16 performances only at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 18 – 29 September 2012.  

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Rae Smith and Handspring Puppet Company win Best Desgn - Toronto Theatre Critics Circle Awards
Toronto - August 9, 2012

The Toronto Theatre Critics Circle Awards were established in 2011 and are given to recognise outstanding work as chosen by the leading theatre critics in the city.  

War Horse Opens in San Francisco
U.S. Tour - July 30, 2012

War Horse is now performing at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco and will run until Sunday, September 9th.

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STAGING WAR HORSE - A FREE EXHIBITION
UK & Ireland Tour - June 20, 2012

The exhibition takes visitors through each stage of the production process in detail using designs, costume, models, puppets and film. From the earliest rehearsal images, reviews from the very first press night, technical drawings and interviews with the creative team, to shadow puppetry activities, costume displays and Handspring puppets flown in specially from South Africa, this free exhibition delves into all the fascinating facets of this magical show.

Monday
18 June – Monday 9 September

Monday – Saturday
9.30am – 11.00pm, Sunday 12pm – 6pm

Lyttelton Exhibition
Area

Admission FREE

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STAGING WAR HORSE - A FREE EXHIBITION NOW OPEN
London - June 20, 2012

The exhibition takes visitors through each stage of the production process in detail using designs, costume, models, puppets and film. From the earliest rehearsal images, reviews from the very first press night, technical drawings and interviews with the creative team, to shadow puppetry activities, costume displays and Handspring puppets flown in specially from South Africa, this free exhibition delves into all the fascinating facets of this magical show.

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War Horse Nominated for 4 Dora Awards Including Best Production
Toronto - June 6, 2012

The Toronto production of War Horse has received four nominations in the 2012 Dora Mavor Moore Awards including, Outstanding Production, Outstanding Choreography & Movement, Outstanding Costume Design, and
Outstanding Sound & Music

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War Horse Salutes the Queen During the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations
Australia - June 3, 2012

In honor of the Diamond Jubilee, Joey saluted the Queen from the Olivier flytower on June 3rd when the royal barge passed the National Theatre.  To see video of the event please click below:

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War Horse Salutes the Queen During the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations
Toronto - June 3, 2012

In honor of the Diamond Jubilee, Joey saluted the Queen from the Olivier flytower on June 3rd when the royal barge passed the National Theatre.  To see video of the event please click below:

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War Horse Salutes the Queen During the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations
UK & Ireland Tour - June 3, 2012

In honor of the Diamond Jubilee, Joey saluted the Queen from the Olivier flytower on June 3rd when the royal barge passed the National Theatre.  To see video of the event please click below:

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War Horse Salutes the Queen During the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations
London - June 3, 2012

In honor of the Diamond Jubilee, Joey saluted the Queen from the Olivier flytower on June 3rd when the royal barge passed the National Theatre.  To see video of the event please click below:

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MICHAEL MORPURGO'S PRIVATE PEACEFUL RETURNS TO WEST END
UK & Ireland Tour - May 28, 2012
Tickets are now on sale, for award-winning children’s author Michael Morpurgo’s Private Peaceful which plays for a strictly limited 16 performances only at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 18 – 29 September 2012.  Directed and adapted for the stage by Simon Reade, Private Peaceful has designs by Bill Talbot and sound by Jason Barnes.
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MICHAEL MORPURGO'S PRIVATE PEACEFUL RETURNS TO WEST END
London - May 28, 2012

Tickets are now on sale, for award-winning children’s author Michael Morpurgo’s Private Peaceful which plays for a strictly limited 16 performances only at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 18 – 29 September 2012.  Directed and adapted for the stage by Simon Reade, Private Peaceful has designs by Bill Talbot and sound by Jason Barnes.

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War Horse Celebrates One Year on Broadway
New York - May 25, 2012

War Horse celebrated its one-year anniversary on Broadway April 14 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. The cast of actors, puppeteers and puppets marked the occasion with a 4-foot-long birthday cake.

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An Evening with Michael Morpurgo Sunday, May 13th.
Toronto - April 30, 2012

After a sold-out event this past December, WAR HORSE author, Michael Morpurgo, returns to Toronto for an extraordinary performance of words and music. Combining remarkable storytelling and heart-rending music, he will read from his acclaimed novel, on which the Canadian stage production is based.  Audience members will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A with the author during this special event.

Michael Morpurgo will be joined by Juno Award-winning singer/songwriter and War Horse cast member Melanie Doane, who will sing a selection of the rousing songs from the show.

Together they will tell the powerful story of young Albert and his beloved horse Joey, which moves from life on a farm in peaceful Devon, England, to survival on the Western Front in the First World War.
 

Don't miss this opportunity to hear the author of WAR HORSE in his own words and voice!

This is a charitable event.  Proceeds will go to First Book, a nonprofit organization that connects book publishers and community organizations to provide access to new books for children in need.

Make it a full day of War Horse on Mother's Day! Tickets are still available for the 1:30 pm matinee performance of War Horse on Sunday, May 13th.

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A one-night only special event: An Evening with Michael Morpurgo
New York - April 30, 2012

Sunday, May 6 at 7:30pm. An Evening with Michael Morpurgo: War Child to War Horse,the NY Times Best-Selling author will take the audience on his journey with WAR HORSE, starting with tales of his childhood in a bombed out London during World War II, to years later when during a chance conversation with a World War I veteran in a Devon pub he learned of the role of horses on the front lines of the Great War.

In addition to Mr. Morpurgo reading excerpts from his novel, the evening will also feature songs from the production.

Tickets to An Evening with Michael Morpurgo: War Child to War Horse, priced at $15, are now on sale! 

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A FURTHER 250,000 TICKETS FOR SALE IN LONDON
UK & Ireland Tour - March 23, 2012

War Horse releases over 250,000 new tickets for sale, taking bookings at the New London Theatre to 26 October 2013

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A FURTHER 250,000 TICKETS FOR SALE IN LONDON
London - March 23, 2012

War Horse releases over 250,000 new tickets for sale, taking bookings at the New London Theatre to 26 October 2013

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War Horse voted Best West End Show
London - March 13, 2012

The UK’s leading theatre website whatsonstage.com has revealed the winners of its 12th annual Whatsonstage.com Awards, the only prize-giving event for the theatre industry voted for purely by the ticket-buying public.

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An open invitation to the War Horse Folk Music School
London - January 11, 2012

An open invitation to the War Horse Folk Music School from Co-Principals John Tams and Adrian Sutton.

The National Theatre is proud to announce a week-long Folk Music School in March 2012.

The School is aimed at singer/musicians seeking a future in the performing arts and will offer an immersion into vernacular culture through folk-song, with specific reference to the style of music and song which inspired the show, War Horse. The School will run from Monday 19 to Friday 23 March 2012 at the National Theatre Studio in London.

For more information please click here.

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Melbourne lands London's mane event
Australia - November 19, 2011

Melbourne has secured the rights to one of the biggest theatrical events of recent times. Britain's National Theatre production War Horse, which opened in 2007 and has been seen by more than 1.4 million people, will be staged at the Art Centre's State Theatre in late 2012.

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New Cast for London Production of War Horse
London - November 4, 2011

From 16 November 2011 a new cast of actors and puppeteers will join the National Theatre's internationally award-winning production of War Horse at the New London Theatre. Now in its fourth year, Michael Morpurgo's War Horse has been seen by over 1.5 million people world-wide. The London production of War Horse is currently taking bookings up to 16 February 2013.

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National Plans War Horse UK Tour from Autumn 2013
UK & Ireland Tour - October 20, 2011
The National Theatre's multi-award winning production of War Horse, currently running in the West End and on Broadway, will embark on a UK tour in 2013, according to The Stage. Nick Starr revealed to the newspaper that the touring production is just one of several being planned in the next few years, including new versions in Canada, Australia and South Africa as well as foreign language productions in Europe and Japan. Read More
War Horse partners with USO to honor U.S. Military
New York - September 28, 2011

Net proceeds from Veteran's Day performance will be donated to USO to support 3000 NY area troops...

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War Horse wins 5 Tony Awards including Best Play!
New York - June 15, 2011

War Horse takes home 5 Tony Awards including Best Play, plus a Special Tony for Handspring Puppet Company!

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War Horse triumphs at the Tony Awards!
London - June 13, 2011

War Horse won an incredible five Tonys last night - including the award for Best Play - triumphing in every category for which it was nominated.

Handspring Puppet Company were also given a special award for their astonishing work on the production.

Read the BBC News report on how 'War Horse took on the world' including a photo of Award ceremony host Neil Patrick Harris making an entrance riding on the back of Joey.

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Q. & A. with the Puppeteers of War Horse
New York - June 12, 2011

A Q&A with Adrian Kohler and Basil Jones, founders of the Handspring Puppet Company in South Africa.

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Drama Desk Nominations
New York - April 29, 2011

War Horse scores a Drama Desk nomination for Best Play, and is given a Special Award for "thrilling stagecraft."

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Ticket update
London - June 6, 2011

Good tickets available in November for weekday evenings.

Tickets available for performances on the day from the New London Theatre Box Office.

War Horse is now booking until October 2012 at the New London Theatre.

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Outer Critics Circle Nominations
New York - April 26, 2011

War Horse receives four nominations, including Outstanding New Broadway Play!

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Canadian Cast announced
Toronto - November 10, 2011

The National Theatre of Great Britain, National Angels, Bob Boyett and David Mirvish are delighted to announce the all-Canadian cast of the Canadian premiere production of the National Theatre of Great Britain production War Horse.

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War Horse Announces Preliminary Stops for 20-City National Tour
U.S. Tour - May 11, 2011

The National Theatre of Great Britain's production of War Horse will play San Francisco, Dallas, Minneapolis, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and East Lansing as part of a 20-city U.S. national tour, which will launch in 2012.

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War Horse nominated for five Tony Awards
London - April 18, 2011

We're thrilled that the New York production at Lincoln Center Theater has been nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Play.

Handspring Puppet Company will also receive a Special Tony Award for creating the show's magnificent life-sized puppets.

Those nominations in full:
Best Play
Best Direction of a Play:
Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris
Best Scenic Design of a Play:
Rae Smith
Best Lighting Design of a Play:
Paule Constable
Best Sound Design of a Play:
Christopher Shutt

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War Horse hits Broadway
London - April 15, 2011

The National Theatre production of War Horse opened this week at New York City's Lincoln Center Theater to a phenomenal critical response. Here are some highlights from the reviews and press coverage of the Broadway production.

'Theatrical magic. Captivating.' New York Times

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Watch rehearsal footage and interviews with the new company!
London - March 18, 2011

13 new cast members, including Patrick Robinson and Nichola Stephenson, have joined the 2011 War Horse company. This exclusive behind-the-scenes video takes us behind-the-scenes at the New London Theatre during rehearsals earlier this month to find out what it?s like to become part of the extraordinary company of actors and puppeteers.

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