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Michael Morpurgo Q&A

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 […]

War Horse Bake Off

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.

Joey helps recreate historic photo

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 […]

War Horse Puppetry on Blue Peter

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.)  

War Horse takes part in Wear a Hat Day

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.    

World Book Day

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 […]

Michael Morpurgo Confirmed as Family Arts Festival Patron

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 […]

Woking New Victoria Theatre

01 August 2018 - 18 August 2018

Plymouth Theatre Royal

29 August 2018 - 15 September 2018

Milton Keynes Theatre

19 September 2018 - 06 October 2018

Birmingham Hippodrome

10 October 2018 - 03 November 2018

London National Theatre

08 November 2018 - 05 January 2019

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

Auckland Civic Theatre

21 June 2019 - 07 July 2019