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Michael Morpurgo in concert this Autumn and Christmas!

Don’t miss the chance to see Michael performing his spellbinding storytelling live, at unforgettable events around the country and abroad. The War Horse concert, first performed at the Albert Hall in London in 2016 will be coming to Leeds and Edinburgh this Autumn on 18 November and 25 November. Read More
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 at Shakespeare’s Globe this summer

A new adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s ‘An Elephant in the Garden’ is being shown at Shakespeare’s Globe this summer. 1945. Dresden, Germany. Lizzie, her mother – and an elephant from the zoo, flee the Allied fire-bombing in the end-game of the Second World War. Escaping the Allies’ advance from… 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

On Tour: War Horse

Michael Morpurgo’s poignant and well loved story; War Horse, is once again on tour in the UK. ‘After a few months rest, out at pasture, Joey, the War Horse and his great team from the National Theatre, will be touring the UK again, from 2017 through to 2018 and the centenary of… Read More
Ava Potter as Lilly in Michael Morpurgo's Running Wild Live

On Tour: Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild

On Elephant Appreciation Day, Children’s Touring Partnership announced the first UK Tour of Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo in an adaptation by Samuel Adamson, beginning at Chichester Festival Theatre on 10 February 2017. Michael Morpurgo’s novel, based on a true story, is brought to life in this award-winning production, which has been… Read More
An Elephant in the Garden - Winchester Theatre Royal

On Tour: An Elephant in the Garden

We are delighted to announce the UK tour of Simon Reade’s adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s An Elephant in the Garden, performed by Alison Reid. Following their collaboration on the critically acclaimed adaptation of Private Peaceful, Simon Reade and Michael Morpurgo have brought to life an extraordinary story of survival. “This… Read More