Archive: Aug 2016

War Horse performance

War Horse Returns to the Stage: 2017-2018 UK Tour

Seen by over seven million people and with 25 awards to its name, War Horse returns to the stage for its long-awaited 2017-2018 UK tour. As we approach the centenary of World War 1, the National Theatre prepare to bring its most successful play back to audiences across the UK, touring theatres in Canterbury, Bristol,… Read More
The Fox and the Ghost King by Michael Morpurgo

The Fox and the Ghost King

HarperCollins Children’s Books is delighted to announce a new release from master storyteller Michael Morpurgo and award-winning illustrator, Michael Foreman. The Fox and the Ghost King will publish on 22nd September 2016 in hardback with simultaneous audiobook and e-book launches. Inspired by Leicester City’s historic premiership win, The Fox… Read More

Michael Morpurgo remembers poet from the Somme

Hugh Stewart Smith lost his life at the Battle of the Somme, 100 years ago today (18/08/16). Here, Morpurgo reflects on the loss, and recites a poem which was found among Smith’s personal items after his death. Smith is commemorated by the CWGC at Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Franc  … Read More

946: The Amazing Adolphus Tips on BBC Radio 4

Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, actor Nandi Bhebhe discusses American servicemen who lost their lives in a botched D-Day rehearsal in 1944. She is appearing in the Globe’s 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, adapted by Michael Morpurgo and Emma Rice. To listen now on iPlayer,… Read More