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War Horse on Stage

The Play’s the Thing – Michael Morpurgo on War Horse

The play’s the thing. Over these last ten years and more I have often been asked: “How do you explain the phenomenon that War Horse has become?” It’s not too difficult to answer – after all, I have had a while to think it through. It’s the play. As the… Read More

An Elephant in the Garden | Stage Adaptation | Bristol

An Elephant in the Garden is now on stage! Michael Morpurgo’s gripping, funny novel is currently on a Spring tour, receiving rave reviews: “Beautiful storytelling in action…stunningly performed by Alison Reid” – The Guardian On the 13th and 14th April 2017, the show will be at The Performing Arts Centre… Read More
Ava Potter as Lilly in Michael Morpurgo's Running Wild Live

Running Wild Live | New Tour Dates

Michael Morpurgo’s novel Running Wild, based on a true story, is brought to lush life with extraordinary heart, vibrant colour and exceptional creativity, wowing audiences of all ages and critics alike. Directed by Timothy Sheader and Dale Rooks with puppetry design and direction by Finn Caldwell and Toby Olié,… Read More

Imagine Children’s Festival | Why the Whales Came

Michael Morpurgo’s  tale Why the Whales Came, will be brought to life by award-winning performer and storyteller, Danyah Miller, at the Imagine Children’s Festival on the 17th February 2017 at London’s Royal Festival Hall, Southbank. The event is sure to delight and will be completed by a… Read More
Ava Potter as Lilly riding Oona the elephant in Michael Morpurgo's Running Wild Live

Running Wild Pre-show Talk with Michael Morpurgo and Kate Mosse

Join Michael Morpurgo and Kate Mosse, author of famed novel Labyrinth, as they hold a pre-show talk, at Chichester Festival Theatre, for the stage adaptation of Michael’s novel, Running Wild. Lasting approximately 45 minutes, these one-off pre-show talks will offer incredible insights into how productions develop from thoughts and ideas, through the rehearsal process,… Read More

Mimi and the Dragon – Bloomsbury Theatre

From 13 Dec – 31 Dec Michael Morpurgo’s heart-warming Christmas adventure, Mimi and the Mountain Dragon will be brought to life at Bloomsbury Theatre. Join Bloomsbury Theatre for a festive story packed full of adventure, snow and dragons! With lively songs, magical puppets and plenty of audience interaction. Suitable for families and children… Read More