War Horse

Venue: 
New London Theatre
Location: 
West End

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.

Director: 
Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris
War Horse Schedule
Opening date: 
Saturday, 28 March, 2009
Booking to: 
Saturday, 12 March, 2016
Address:
166 Drury Lane, London, WC2B 5PW
Nearest tube:
Covent Garden

Our Review

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

What the popular press had to say...

"If ever a piece of theatre worked magic then it must be War Horse...The key to the show’s almost eerie success is its creation of larger-than-horse-life equines — the puppet-contraptions, Joey and Topthorn."
Nicholas De Jongh for The Evening Standard

"Genius isn't too strong a word to describe this astonishing... Read more

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