DetailsI 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
.Performers James Barriscale (Chapman Carter), Finn Caldwell (Goose/Taylor), Conor Doyle (Ensemble), Tim van Eyken (Song Man), Curtis Flowers (Ned Warren), Bronagh Gallagher (Rose Narracott), Thomas Goodridge (Young Joey/Topthorn), Bryony Hannah (Emilie), Kit Harington (Albert Narracott), Stephen Harper (Dr Schweyk/Coco/Geordie), Gareth Kennerley (Karl), Pieter Lawman (Ensemble), Jane Leaney (Ensemble), Craig Leo (Joey), Tommy Luther (Joey), Colin Mace (Ted Narracott), Mervyn Millar (Topthorn), Emily Mytton (Paulette), Patrick O'Kane (Friedrich), Toby Olie (Joey), Howard Ward (Sergeant Thunder), Alan Williams (Arthur Warren), Roger Wilson (Ensemble).
Book by Michael Morpurgo. Adapted by Nick Stafford. Producer National Theatre. Company Handspring Puppet Company. Director Marianne Elliott. Director Tom Morris. Design Rae Smith. Design Adrian Kohler (puppet). Lighting Paule Constable. Design Leo Warner (video - for Fifty Nine Ltd). Design Mark Grimmer (video). Sound Christopher Shutt. Director Toby Sedgwick (movement). Music Adrian Sutton. Lyrics John Tams. Design Leo Warner (video - for Fifty-Nine Productions Ltd). Design Mark Grimmer (video - for Fifty-Nine Productions Ltd).