War Horse extends to 14 Feb 2008

War Horse extends to 14 Feb 2008

War Horse, has been extended by 1 month to 14 Feb 2008, at the Olivier, National Theatre.

Based on a novel by Michael Morpurgo and adapted by Nick Stafford, the play opened in repertoire 17 Oct 2007, following previews from 9 Oct to terrific notices from the popular press: THE EVENING STANDARD says, "Spectacular production." THE INDEPENDENT says, "Extraordinarily fresh and moving production." THE DAILY TELEGRAPH says, "It is one of the most powerfully moving and imaginative productions of the year."

Co-produced by National Theatre / Handspring Puppet Company, it is directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris.

Cast includes: Toby Sedgwick (Ted Narracott), Luke Treadaway (Albert Narracott), Angus Wright (Captain Nicholls)

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.

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