The latest from WarHorse

3 Fleur Du Cap Award nominations for War Horse

The 50th annual South African Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards​ nominations have been announced and War Horse has been nominated 3 times. Best Lighting (Paule Constable) Best Costume Design (Rae Smith) And Best Puppetry Design (Handspring Puppet Company) The War Horse production which ran from October 2014 to January 2015 was a sell-out hit in […]

New War Horse London cast start rehearsals

Michael Mopurgo visited the new London company on their first day of rehearsals. Michael spoke with the cast about his inspiration for the book and what drove him to tell the story through a horse’s eyes. The cast will perform for the first time on March 16. See the photos here


Performances at our last UK Tour venue, Bristol Hippodrome must end 14 February. There is limited availability so book now for your last chance to see War Horse on tour.

War Horse opens at Bristol Hippodrome

War Horse opened at Bristol Hippodrome on 14 January to standing ovations. The production is the last UK Tour venue and plays until 14 February. Book online here. “War Horse is a breathtaking spectacle, electrifying theatre, a tale that makes your heart soar.” Read the five star Bristol Post review here.

Michael Morpurgo receives Gold Blue Peter Badge

Michael Morpurgo, Author of War Horse, has received a Blue Peter Gold Badge, the highest accolade that the CBBC show awards. This was presented to Michael in recognition of him inspiring millions of children with his books. Michael said: “Since I’ve spent a great deal of my life, first as a child, then father and […]

War Horse opens in Cape Town

After wowing audiences in Johannesburg, War Horse had it’s opening night in Cape Town to a standing ovation on 5 December. See the opening night pictures here.

Joey takes centre stage in Horse at War exhibition

8 million horses, mules and donkeys died in the First World War. ‘The Horse at War’ a new exhibition at The Lightbox in Woking will honour these brave creatures. Joey is included among depictions of the horse at war and the exhibition also contains drawings by War Horse Designer Rae Smith. Find out more and […]

Joey visits the Tower of London Poppies

Joey visited the poppies at the Tower of London with Michael Morpurgo. The ceramic poppies represent each soldier who died in the First World War and have been installed as part of the centenary commemorations. To find out more, click here.