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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

Michael Morpurgo on The Arts Hour

On the most recent episode of BBC’s The Arts Hour, Michael Morpurgo spoke about the way he gets his story ideas. To listen to the episode on BBC iPlayer, click here and skip to 39:54 to hear Michael discussing his writing. [Photo credit: Kevin Lake, 2016]… Read More

The Queen’s 90th Birthday

On 21st April, Michael Morpurgo was one of a handful of guests asked to join the BBC for their coverage of The Queen’s 90th birthday at Windsor Castle. Michael spoke not only of the times he met her majesty, but her fondness for the National Theatre’s production of… Read More

Private Peaceful to premiere on BBC One

Private Peaceful, an adaptation of Michael’s beloved First World War novel, will air on Sunday 24th January at 11.30pm. The film will follow a screening of War Horse, another film based on Morpurgo’s work, the same weekend. Morpurgo has urged parents and young people to stay up and watch the adaptation,… Read More