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War Horse archiveI 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+ Running time 2 hours 25 minutes inc. interval. War Horse website.


James Backway (Albert Narracott), Phillip Bertioli (Joey / Topthorn Heart), Ken Bradshaw (Priest / Gefreiter Karl), Adrian Christopher (Topthorn Head), Matthew Churcher (Joey / Topthorn Hind), Clare Louise Connolly (Baby Joey / Emilie), Alasdair Craig (Friedrich Muller), Harry De Moraville (Thomas Bone), Drew Dillon (Goose / Klebb), James Duncan (Joey / Topthorn Head), Nick Figgis (Dr Schweyk / Vet Martin), Patrick Fleming (Rudi), Keiran Flynn (Sergeant Fine / Col Strauss), Alan Francis (Sergeant Thunder), Colm Gormley (Ted), Dominic Hodson (Captain Nicholls), Ian Houghton (Sergeant Allan / Manfred), Mark Jackson (Captain Stewart), Simon Jenkins (Billy Narracott / Ludwig), Jamie Lee-Morgan (Joey Head), Nyron Levy (Topthorn Heart), Kate Marlais (Annie Gilbert), Shaun McCourt (Joey Hind), Tony McGeever (David Taylor), Jayne Mckenna (Rose Narracott), Chris Milford (Joey Heart), Gary Mitchinson (Joey / Topthorn Hind), Thomas Mittleheuser (Ensemble), Ben Murray (Songperson / musician), Markus Schabbing (Joey / Topthorn Head), Adam Henderson Scott (John Greig / Geordie), Alisdair Simpson (Chapman Carter / Soldat Schmidt), James Alexander Taylor (Joey / Topthorn Heart), Emma Thornett (Baby Joey / Paulette), Lowri Walton (Ensemble), Scarlet Wilderink (Baby Joey), Sam Willmott (Topthorn Hind), Simon Wolfe (Arthur Narracott)


Book by: Michael Morpurgo
Adapted by: Nick Stafford
Corporate Sponsor: Accenture
Producer: National Theatre
Company: Handspring Puppet Company
Director(s): Marianne Elliott, Tom Morris, Toby Sedgwick (movement)
Design(s): Rae Smith, Adrian Kohler (puppet), Leo Warner (video - for Fifty Nine Ltd), Mark Grimmer (video), Leo Warner (video - for Fifty-Nine Productions Ltd), Mark Grimmer (video - for Fifty-Nine Productions Ltd)
Lighting: Paule Constable
Sound: Christopher Shutt
Music: Adrian Sutton
Lyrics: John Tams

War Horse

War Horse (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01986004750. Details of all War Horse archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S195559555

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Gillian Lynne Theatre
West End, Greater London
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