War Horse

Synopsis/Cast/Creatives

War Horse
I want you to do yourself proud, Joey. You go and drive those Germans back where they've come from, and then come home to me. At the outbreak of World War one, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. he's soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary odyssey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man's land. but Albert cannot forget Joey and, still not old enough to enlist, he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home. Do I look like I know the latest on every effing ?orse in the war? Do I look like an effing equine expert or even an effing equestrian enthusiast? Your squadron no longer exists. That's all I know, Private. Suitable for 12yrs+ War Horse website.
Approximate runtime 145minutes.


Performers Thomas Dennis (Albert Narracott), Jo Castleton (Rose Narracott), Bob Fox (Song Man), Marcus Adolphy (Carter), Adam Barlow (Greig/Schweyk/Sergeant Fine), Peter Becker (Friedrich), Joelle Brabban (Emilie), Lucas Button (Joey Hind), Jasper William Cartwright (Billy/Heine/Klebb), Chris Charles (Joey/Topthorn Heart), Jonathan Charles (Bone/Vet Martin), Sebastian Charles (Topthorn Heart), Anna Chessher (Joey/Topthorn Head), Nicky Cross (Joey/Topthorn Hind), Max Gallagher (Geordie), Chris Garner (Allan/Manfred), Andrew Hodges (Sergeant Thunder), Lewis Howard (Joey Heart), William Ilkley (Arthur Narracott), Ben Ingles (Lt Nicholls), Billy Irving (Goose/Schnabel), Elan James (Topthorn Hind), Kiran Landa (Annie), Gwilym Lloyd (Ted Narracott), Jack Lord (Klausen), Stephen Love (Topthorn Head), Toyin Omari-Kinch (David), Samuel Parker (Joey/Topthorn Hind), Tom Quinn (Joey/Topthorn Head), Domonic Ramsden (Joey/Topthorn Heart), Arinder Sadhra (Paulette), Tom Stacy (Joey Head), Elizabeth Stretton (Matron), Simon Victor (Stewart/Heine/Ludwig).
Book by Michael Morpurgo. Adapted by Nick Stafford. Producer National Theatre. Director Marianne Elliott. Director Tom Morris. Design Rae Smith. Design Basil Jones (puppet direction design and fabrication for Handspring Puppet Company). Design Adrian Kohler (puppet direction design and fabrication for Handspring Puppet Company). Lighting Paule Constable. Choreographer Toby Sedgwick (movement and horse choreography). Design Leo Warner (video design - for 59 Productions). Design Mark Grimmer (video design - for 59 Productions). Music John Tams (songs). Music Adrian Sutton. Sound Christopher Shutt.

News/Reviews

News: War Horse to tour?
20Oct11: Michael Morpurgo's WWI story to tour in 2013?

Tour details for War Horse

Between 15th September 2017 and 2nd February 2019 this tour will visit 16 venues in Canterbury, Bristol, Liverpool, Oxford, Brighton, Bradford, Nottingham, Edinburgh, Southampton, Salford, Cardiff, Woking, Plymouth, Milton Keynes, Birmingham and Glasgow.

Dates for War Horse (Play) tour

Currently showing
Fri, 15th September 2017 to Sat, 14th October 2017
  Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury»

Wed, 18th October 2017 to Sat, 11th November 2017
  Hippodrome, Bristol» {1}

Wed, 15th November 2017 to Sat, 2nd December 2017
  Liverpool Empire Theatre, Liverpool» {1}

Wed, 13th December 2017 to Sat, 6th January 2018
  New Theatre, Oxford» {1}

Thu, 25th January 2018 to Sat, 10th February 2018
  Brighton Centre, Brighton» {1}

Wed, 14th February 2018 to Sat, 10th March 2018
  Alhambra Theatre, Bradford»

Wed, 14th March 2018 to Sat, 7th April 2018
  Theatre Royal, Nottingham»

Wed, 18th April 2018 to Sat, 12th May 2018
  Festival Theatre, Edinburgh» {1}

Wed, 16th May 2018 to Sat, 9th June 2018
  Mayflower Theatre, Southampton»

Wed, 13th June 2018 to Sat, 30th June 2018
  The Lowry, Salford»

Wed, 4th July 2018 to Sat, 28th July 2018
  Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff» {1}

Wed, 1st August 2018 to Sat, 18th August 2018
  New Victoria Theatre, Woking» {1}

Wed, 29th August 2018 to Sat, 15th September 2018
  Theatre Royal, Plymouth»

Wed, 19th September 2018 to Sat, 6th October 2018
  Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes» {1}

Wed, 10th October 2018 to Sat, 3rd November 2018
  Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham» {1}

Tue, 15th January 2019 to Sat, 2nd February 2019
  Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), Glasgow» {1}
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