The National Theatre’s internationally-acclaimed smash-hit War Horse returns to London this autumn for a limited season at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, an exciting new venue located just steps away from Wembley Stadium.
Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-sized horses by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage.
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 journey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man’s land. Albert, who remained on his parents’ Devon farm, cannot forget Joey. Though still not old enough to enlist he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home.
Hailed as a ‘landmark theatre event’ (Time), War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical event, not to be missed.
Performances begin 18 October 2019, for 6 weeks only.
Latecomers permitted at certain points.
The show contains loud sound FX, gunfire, flashing lights and strobe lighting
No under 5's. Reccomended Age 10+.
Now taking bookings for performances up until Sat 23rd November 2019.
Show times for each day are below.
So exhilarating it makes you rejoice to be alive. Its sheer skill and invention are awe-inspiring
War Horse only confirms the National's extraordinary knack of turning children's literature into the finest drama. Stunning
An extraordinary piece of theatre which is both epic and intimate. Guaranteed to move the heart
Nearest rail: Wembley Stadium
Tube lines: Jubilee And Metropolitan
Nearest tube: Wembley Park
In congestion zone?: No
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Troubadour Theatre - Wembley, London
2 hours 45 minutes including interval
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