Archive: Jun 2019

Checkendon C of E Primary School in Reading wins Michael Morpurgo visit

The winner of the Morpurgo Month competition is announced. Schools were asked to create reviews for their favourite Michael Morpurgo Month books. These could take any format schools chose; they just needed to demonstrate how much the pupils love the 30 titles included in Morpurgo Month, a celebration of Michael’s… Read More

Private Peaceful Day launches with schools’ screenings

Michael Morpurgo will launch Private Peaceful Day on March 31 with a live Q&A via satellite following special screenings of the film for schools. In a major screening event for schools, 100 cinemas including Picturehouse & Cineworld, will show the film across the UK as part of the Centenary commemorations… Read More

Of Lions and Unicorns is selected by children for the Summer Reading Challenge

Librarians and children from Chatterbooks children’s reading groups were enlisted to help select this year’s Summer Reading Challenge titles, which includes Michael Morpurgo’s celebrated lifetime of tales. Of Lions and Unicorns is the most comprehensive and definitive Michael Morpurgo collection ever and features twenty-five enchanting short stories as well as… Read More
Paul Chequer as Tommo in Private Peaceful

Cast announced for Private Peaceful stage production!

Cast announced for Private Peaceful! The cast for the new, forthcoming tour of Michael Morpurgo’s hugely popular novel Private Peaceful has been announced! In this one-man show, the leading role of Private Tommo Peaceful will be shared by Paul Chequer and Andy Daniel. Paul has already played the role… Read More

Scamp Theatre & Fiery Angel present Private Peaceful

Casting is announced for the forthcoming tour of the celebrated stage production of Michael Morpurgo’s hugely popular children’s story, Private Peaceful. In this one-man show, the role of Private Tommo Peaceful will be shared by Paul Chequer and Andy Daniel. Paul played role of Tommo in the original production of… Read More