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In Conversation with Michael Morpurgo: War Horse and Beyond

As part of their Fireside Talk series, the University of Buckingham held an in conversation event with Michael Morpurgo, hosted by Sir Anthony Seldon. They discussed Michael’s charity, Farms for City Children, as well as his many books. Listen to the full discussion for free… Read More
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Waiting for Anya: Coming to Cinemas 21 February

London, 30 January 2020. From the mind of world-renowned author Michael Morpurgo comes the cinematic adaptation of Waiting for Anya – a powerful and authentic true story of a young shepherd that had a key part to play in one of the world’s most shocking moments in history.    Based… Read More

Petworth Literary Festival

On Saturday 27th October, Michael took part in the Petworth Literary Festival. His event was the first of the festival and took place in St Mary’s Church. The event was around War Horse, and Michael was joined by the original Song Man from the National Theatre production of War… Read More

The War Horse cast visit Iddesleigh

On 31 Aug, Michael showed the cast of War Horse around his home village Iddesleigh. After reading them the prologue to War Horse, he showed the cast around and spoke about the inspiration behind the book. Here are some lovely pictures from the day!… Read More

War Horse: The Story in Concert – Edinburgh

Michael Morpurgo’s emotionally-charged story narrated live by the author, with specially arranged music performed by the Royal Scottish National Orchestra 4:00pm, Sunday 18 November 2018.  More information here. Read More
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War Horse: The Story in Concert – Leeds

Date: Sun 25 November  Venue: Victoria Hall Orchestra of Opera North St Peter’s Singers David Angus – conductor Michael Morpurgo – narrator In the centenary year marking the end of the First World War, the Orchestra of Opera North performs War Horse: The Story in Concert. With guest… 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
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War Horse – 2018/2019 UK Tour

“An entertainment phenomenon… powerfully moving and imaginative.” – Daily Telegraph Following 8 record-record breaking years in London’s West End and having played in 11 countries around the world to over 7 million people, the National Theatre’s acclaimed play War Horse is now on a UK tour. About the show:… Read More
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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