The National Theatre production of War Horse is set to return to London later this year, as the first production opening a brand new theatre in Wembley Park. Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, the story is set in Devon where a young Albert is forced to see his beloved horse leave the family farm as he is sold to the Cavalry and shipped to France at the outbreak of the First World War.
Every stage production is unique. Even plays or musicals that are produced frequently all have their own individuality and bring something fresh to the theatre if only because each has a different cast and a different director with a different vision. Comparing productions often seems grossly unfair when such a great deal of skill and sweat goes into staging any work. But every now and then... Read more