Archive: Dec 2015

On Angel Wings by Michael Morpurgo illustration

On Angel Wings: Telling the Christmas story in a different way

Children’s author Michael Morpurgo shares the vision behind the animated adaptation of his Christmas story, On Angel Wings. The Christmas story is a story one knows so well, almost too well because very often it’s so familiar that we have stopped listening. So I thought, tell it in a different… Read More

Joey from War Horse visits Evelina London Children’s Hospital

Members of the cast of the National Theatre’s production of War Horse will be making a special visit to Evelina London Children’s Hospital, on the site of St Thomas’ Hospital on Wednesday 16 December at 1.30pm. The visit marks the screening of NT Live’s filmed version of the multi-award winning… Read More

My inspiration for Listen to the Moon

  This story probably would never have come about if it wasn’t for my wife Clare. Let me explain. When she was little she had chicken pox and like they did in those days, she was put in another room in the house to recuperate. She was bored one day… Read More