Archive: Aug 2013

A Medal for Leroy is out in paperback!

Inspired by the true story of Walter Tull – the first black officer in the British army – A Medal for Leroy is out in paperback today! Michael doesn’t remember his father, an RAF pilot lost in the war. And his French mother, heartbroken and passionate, doesn’t like… Read More

The Butterfly Lion at The Mercury Theatre

Following the incredible stage and screen success of War Horse, the novels of Michael Morpurgo have suddenly found a new wider audience, drawn to the heartbreakingly honest stories he tells of growing up and growing old, of the horrors of war, and of the deep bonds that exist… Read More

War Horse performs at the 64th Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Against the world famous backdrop of Edinburgh Castle the 2013 Tattoo (2-24 August) features awe-inspiring variety from the four corners of the globe. Joey, the life-size puppet horse and star of the National Theatre’s hit show War Horse, is currently appearing (until 16 August) just before the nightly… Read More

See a Michael Morpurgo novel on the stage this summer

Don’t miss out on some fantastic theatre productions this Autumn. Four of Michael Morpurgo’s popular and critically acclaimed stories have been adapted for the stage and are touring over the coming months. To find out more and book tickets, visit our events page here. Toro! Toro!… Read More