The latest from WarHorse

Joey goes to Woking Party in the Park

Ahead of our run at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking  Joey made an appearance at the annual Woking Party in the Park last weekend. He made a special appearance during a performance of Only Remembered from the Woking Military Wives choir and met lots of visitors throughout the day. The puppeteers also held some […]

Joey visits Birmingham’s Roundhouse

Joey had a lovely day in Birmingham yesterday ahead of our run at the Hippodrome in October. He paid a special visit to Birmingham’s Grade II listed Roundhouse – a former 19th century canal-side stables and store – to meet members of St George’s Church of England Primary School, who enjoyed a workshop lead by […]

Relaxed performance of War Horse to make history at Lowry, Salford Quays

WAR Horse has been seen by millions of theatregoers around the world but next Thursday at The Lowry, history will be made when the first relaxed performance of the award-winning drama will be staged at the theatre. The aim of a relaxed performance is to make the whole theatre experience more enjoyable for those who […]

Joey meets Tommy statues

For the duration of the War Horse run at The Lowry, the venue will host two Tommy silhouettes in the foyer. The six foot high Tommies are part of a nationwide art installation, There But Not There. The campaign is led by former Chief of the General Staff, Lord Dannatt and supported by Birdsong novelist, […]

Director of War Horse awarded OBE

Marianne Elliott is to receive an OBE for her services to theatre in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours list. In response to the news Elliott said: “When I was a child, growing up in Stockport, I never thought it was even possible for a young woman to become a theatre director, let alone be blessed […]


Author Michael Morpurgo announced at the Stoke-on-Trent Festival in the Factory today (Thursday 7 June) that War Horse, the unforgettable theatrical event based on his beloved novel, will return to the Regent Theatre in Stoke-on-Trent from 27 March – 6 April 2019. War Horse last visited Stoke-on-Trent in 2014 when it was the Regent Theatre’s […]


This week we arrived at the Mayflower Theatre in Southampton, where we will be playing from now until Saturday 9th June.  Joey and Albert headed over to ITV Studios for an interview with Fred and Sangeeta from ITV Meridian News. As well as plugging the current run at the Mayflower Theatre in Southampton, ITV gave […]


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 […]

War Horse best-selling show ever at Royal Concert Hall Nottingham

The recent production of War Horse at the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham proved to be a record-breaking success, with over 55,000 people seeing the National Theatre’s global stage hit during its three-and-a-half week run at the venue. The Royal Concert Hall’s Director of Sales, Marketing and Development, Jonathan Saville, said: “Without a doubt this […]