Michael Morpurgo’s books are enjoyed and celebrated by thousands of readers. Many of Michael’s stories are re-told in different ways, from stage performances and blockbuster films, to concerts with his wonderful words set to music. Michael supports many charities and always finds the time to meet his fans at special reading events.
Friday, 16th January 2015
War Horse, one of the world’s most successful theatre productions premiered at the Bristol Hippodrome this month.
Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, War Horse is the story of Joey the horse and his young owner Albert, separated during the First World War. Hailed by Time Magazine as ‘A Landmark Theatre Event’, War Horse is a spectacular, powerfully moving and imaginative drama filled with stirring music and songs. At the heart are astonishing life-sized puppets, truly magnificent creations by the Handspring Puppet Company.
ITV News’ Kylie Pentelow met the writer Michael Morpurgo and some of the actors, ahead of the opening performance. View the video online at www.itv.com
The War Horse production has been seen by more than 6 million people worldwide since its premiere in 2007. To book a ticket, visit www.atgtickets.com
We have ten gorgeous, digitally signed Pinocchio prints from Michael Morpurgo’s beautifully illustrated book, to giveaway. Winners will also receive a hardback copy of Pinocchio by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark.
Sign up before 31st January to win a gorgeous digitally-signed Pinocchio print!
Fun kids’ activity sheets for Private Peaceful are now available!
Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, the National Theatre’s internationally-acclaimed production of War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical experience. War Horse is currently on stage at Bristol’s Hippodrome until 14 Feb.
A musically accompanied reading of ‘War Horse’ at the prestigious Sheldonian Theatre. Michael is joined by acclaimed musicians John Tams and Barry Coope, who accompany his reading with the rousing yet haunting songs specially composed by John Tams for the National Theatre’s award-winning production of ‘War Horse’.
The perfect gift for all ages, Pinocchio as you’ve never seen him before: telling his own story through the master storyteller. This enchanting audio edition is read by Michael Morpurgo himself and available on Audio CD and in Electronic Audio