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War Horse: Talks and Events

War Horse poster: close-up photo of a horse's face overlaid with a cartoon of horse and rider

War Horse: Talks and Events

War Horse
based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo
adapted by Nick Stafford
presented in association with the award-winning Handspring Puppet Company



Eleven years after its NT debut, and having played in eleven countries to over seven million people, War Horse returned to the National Theatre to mark the centenary of Armistice Day.

At the outbreak of World War One, Albert’s beloved horse, Joey, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. Though not yet old enough to enlist, Albert joins the army, and embarks on a treacherous mission to find his horse and bring him home.

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