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.
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.
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.
Michael Morpurgo today popped in on the new London War Horse cast during their final week of rehearsals The new cast begin performances on Monday 16 March
5 March 2015 is the 20th Annual World Book Day! To celebrate we’ve shared the quote from the Author of War Horse, Michael Morpurgo: “For me,the greater part of writing is daydreaming, dreaming the dream of my story until it hatches out-the writing down of it I always find hard.But I love finishing it,then holding […]
The Family Arts Festival is a national festival of family arts events presented by a range of organisations across the UK. It takes place during October and encompasses the autumn half-term holiday. Michael, who acted as patron last year, has confirmed he will be patron again for 2015, watch the a Q&A, produced for last […]