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Michael Morpurgo receives J M Barrie Award

Michael Morpurgo has been awarded the J M Barrie Award for his contribution to children’s literature. The award, which champions the arts for children, is now in its 12th year. Storymaker, playwright and performer, Michael Morpurgo’s work reaches across the arts. He is the author of over 140 books, and his… Read More

Michael Morpurgo talks to Judi Spiers for BBC Spotlight

Tune in to BBC South West for a special Spotlight programme with Michael Morpurgo! In an exclusive interview at Slapton with Judi Spiers, Michael discusses the Kneehigh Production of 946 – The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips and their move to the world renowned Globe Theatre. The programme is… Read More

Kneehigh at The Globe

Imagine being told to leave your home… Imagine American soldiers occupying your house and land… Imagine being 12 and angry, with only a cat to tell your secrets to… Well it all happened (most of it anyway) in Slapton Sands, Devon, in 1944. Based on Michael Morpurgo’s novel… Read More
Katy Owen as Lily Tregenza, Tips the Cat and puppeteer Nandi Bhebhe Credit Steve Tanner

946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips at The Globe

Stage adaptation of Michael’s novel by Michael himself and Emma Rice at The Globe between 11 August – 11 September 2016. Based on Michael Morpurgo’s The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips, 946 explodes everything we thought we knew about the D-Day landings. With signature Kneehigh sorcery, 946 uses… Read More