War Horse Theatre Breaks in London
Show: War Horse
Starring: Alex Avery, Joshua Blake, Pascale Burgess , Richard Cant , Sam Clark , Kate Colebrook , Emily Cooper, Jack Holden
Summary: Following two sold-out seasons at the National Theatre, you can book a War Horse Theatre Break at the New London Theatre. WW1 is the backdrop for this gripping and emotionally charged theatre break based on the original novel by Michael Morpurgo.
***NOW BOOKING TO OCTOBER 2014***
Theatre: New London Theatre
So exhilarating it makes you rejoice to be alive. Its sheer skill and invention are awe-inspiring. Be sure not to miss this stunning show The Times
War Horse only confirms the National’s extraordinary knack of turning children’s literature into the finest drama. Stunning. Sunday Times
An extraordinary piece of theatre which is both epic and intimate. Guaranteed to move the heart. Sunday Express
If ever a piece of theatre worked magic then it must be War Horse…The key to the shows almost eerie success is its creation of larger-than-horse-life equines the puppet-contraptions, Joey and Topthorn. The Evening Standard
Genius isn’t too strong a word to describe this astonishing production which has now transferred to the New London Theatre after two sold-out runs at the National Theatre. Puppetry, stage design, music and strong, deeply felt performances combine to turn Michael Morpurgo’s fine children’s novel into something both greater and grander on stage. Charles spencer, Daily Telegraph
The show has adapted perfectly well to the New London stage. The Guardian
Following two sold-out seasons at the National Theatre, you can book a War Horse Theatre Break at the New London Theatre. WW1 is the backdrop for this gripping and emotionally charged theatre break based on the original novel by Michael Morpurgo.
At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert’s beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. he’s soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary odyssey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man’s land. But Albert cannot forget Joey and, still not old enough to enlist, he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home.
The National’s epic is based on the celebrated novel by the Children’s Laureate (2003-05) Michael Morpurgo. Actors working with magnificent, life-sized puppets by the internationally renowned Handspring Puppet Company lead us on a gripping journey through history.
Nearest Tube station to War Horse
Performance Times: Evenings: Monday Saturday 7.30pm
Matinees: Thursday and Saturday 2.30pm