Archive: Sep 2013

Timeless classics from the master story-teller – out now!

Treat book-lovers to these stunning and collectable classics from one of the nation’s favourite storytellers, out now: Pinocchio Pinocchio as you’ve never seen him before: telling his own story! “Now – there’s no point in pretending here – I was, and still am deep down, a… Read More
War Horse on Stage

Award-Winning Puppet Visits North East Ahead Of Sunderland Premiere

The National Theatre’s award-winning production of War Horse is making its long-anticipated North East premiere at the Sunderland Empire. To celebrate its three-week run on Wearside next spring the star of the show, life-sized puppet horse Joey, made an appearance at Gateshead’s Angel of the North. Based on a novel… Read More

War Horse extends West End booking to October 2014

The National Theatre’s production of War Horse has extended booking until October 2014, taking the show into its sixth year in the West End. The show, which premiered at the National Theatre in 2007 before transferring to the New London Theatre in March 2009, is now booking until… Read More

Who’s Telling Tales?

Now – there’s no point in pretending here – I was, and still am deep down, a puppet. Everyone knows Pinocchio is a puppet. I reckon I must be just about the most famous puppet the world has ever known. But the truth is I’m not… Read More

Joey comes home to Iddesleigh

Hundreds of people gathered in a quiet village in Devon to welcome the War Horse puppet home. Children cheered as life-sized puppet Joey galloped through Iddesleigh which is home to the book’s author Michael Morpurgo. “To bring Joey back to where he was born and grew up is… Read More