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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
War Horse performance

Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York

Sunday, 24th January 2016 Delve into the world of plays, musicals and productions to explore the craft and collaboration that creates spectacular international theatre. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Olivier Awards in April 2016, Curtain Up showcases material from multi-award-winning productions and highlights outstanding theatre practitioners. Through… Read More
War Horse Production

Final performance of War Horse at the New London

War Horse sees its final performance at the New London Theatre on 12 March 2016, 2:30pm. At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert’s beloved horse, is sold to the Cavalry and shipped to France. He’s soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an… Read More

War Horse team unite for farewell

Goodbye Joey! (For now…) It has been one of the most phenomenal West End successes of all time. Now, Michael and the rest of the award-winning team behind War Horse, the National Theatre’s most successful show ever, will reunite for a one-off event to mark the last performance of… Read More

War Horse returns to Hippodrome, autumn 2017

The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse will return to the Hippodrome next autumn. Directed by Bristol Old Vic’s artistic director Tom Morris and Marianne Elliott, Nick Stafford’s adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s remarkable story of courage, loyalty and friendship between a young boy and his horse, set against the backdrop of the First World War, is the most… Read More