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The Mozart Question Barn Theatre

The Mozart Question at The Barn Theatre, Cirencester

Three years in the planning, the Exclusive World Premiere of Sir Michael Morpurgo’s ‘The Mozart Question’ opens at the Barn on the 21st March until the 30th April. Regarded by Michael as his most important work, ‘The Mozart Question’ follows Paolo Levi, a violin impresario, as he recounts his parent’s… Read More

Private Peaceful UK theatre tour

Now touring until 9 July 2022 The Peaceful brothers, Tommo and Charlie, have a tough rural childhood facing the loss of their father, financial hardship and a cruel landlord. Their fierce loyalty to each other pulls them through, until one day they both fall for the same girl. And then… Read More
Spring 2022 news

Spring 2022 News from Michael Morpurgo

Spring is definitely on the way. The snowdrops are everywhere, primroses and the first of the daffodils. Winter, and our recent troubles and sadnesses are behind us. I haven’t been wasting the bad times. I’ve been doing what so many writers have been doing, writing! So now the stories I’ve… Read More

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