Archive: Sep 2011

Michael Morpurgo War Horse

War Horse: Fact and Fiction exhibition

War Horse: Fact and Fiction is a major special exhibition exploring the hugely popular ‘War Horse’ novel launching at the National Army Museum, Chelsea on 22 October 2011. A hands-on interactive exhibition for all the family, this compelling story will be brought to life using exclusive material from Michael Morpurgo… Read More
Shadow by Michael Morpurgo

Shadow is out now in paperback!

This is the story of Aman, as told in his own words – a boy from Afghanistan fleeing the horror of the Afghan war. When a western dog shows up outside the caves where Aman lives with his mother, Aman is initially repulsed – it is not customary for people… Read More

Billy the Kid returns to the Unicorn Theatre

The Unicorn Theatre are reviving their hit 2007 stage adaptation of Michael’s book ‘Billy the Kid’ this autumn. Voted the Best Children’s Show of 2007 by Time Out Critics’ Choice, the production is reuniting the original cast including much‐loved British actor Dudley Sutton as he returns to reprise… Read More
Historical Writers Association Logo

Morpurgo named HWA president

Author and former children’s laureate Michael Morpurgo has been appointed as the inaugural president of the Historical Writers Association. Founder and chair of the HWA Manda Scott said: “It’s an honour and a privilege to welcome Michael Morpurgo as our inaugural president. We couldn’t ask for a better way to… Read More

Friend or Foe theatre tour 2011

Friend or Foe National Tour 2011 Sept 30-Oct 1 – Watford Palace Theatre – 01923 225671- Fri 30th, 10:30am & 1:30pm and Sat 1st 1:30pm & 4:30pm Oct 3-5 – Norwich Playhouse – 01603 598598 – 10:30am & 1:00pm Oct 6-7 – Hertford Theatre –… Read More