War Horse

 
 
ADDRESS
Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5PW 
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon, Wed & Fri 7.30pm, Tue 7pm, Thu & Sat 2.30pm, 7.30pm
 
PRICES
£15-£59
 

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War HorseThis moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed sell-out seasons at the National Theatre. When his beloved horse Joey is shipped off to the front lines, Albert, still too young to enlist, embarks on a mission to bring him home. The staging is hugely ambitious, using life-size puppets for the horses, but it's mostly very effective and a scene where a tank looms over the terrified beasts is incredibly intense. Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris' production is a genuine classic, packed with terrifying cavalry charges, gruff humour and moments of rich emotion that are more than capable of reducing entire first-year classes (and their teachers) to tears. Ticket deals for War Horse at the New London Theatre are now available.

The National suggests this for children aged 12 and over, but we think it's suitable for kids as young as 10 (so long as you're prepared for them to be completely grief-stricken).

 

About New London Theatre

Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it one of the West End's newest theatres. The building is sleek and impressive, with a stunning mirrored facade. More about New London Theatre

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LondonTown.com - War Horse Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Holborn Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Drury Lane NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Holborn NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from War Horse
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New London Theatre events

 
War HorseWar HorseWar HorseThis moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed sell-out seasons at the National Theatre. When his beloved horse Joey is shipped off to the front lines, Albert, still too young to enlist, embarks on a mission to bring him home. The staging is h20th April 2014Saturday 14th February 2015 Where:
New London Theatre,   Drury Lane      WC2B 5PW
Category: event
Ongoing
War Horse
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
VENUE  New London Theatre 
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed sell-out seasons at the National Theatre. When his beloved horse Joey is shipped off to the front lines, Albert, still too young to enlist, embarks on a mission to bring him home. The staging is h... More about this event
 
The ElephantomThe ElephantomThe ElephantomA tale of a little girl and her ghost-elephant friend, The Elephantom by Ross Collins is a charming family tale. Transferring from the National Theatre's The Shed to the New London Theatre in the West End, the play focuses on a little girl who is at first delighted to have her larger-than-life friend living with her - he makes everything so much fu30th June 2014Saturday 6th September 2014 Where:
New London Theatre,   Drury Lane      WC2B 5PW
Category: event
 
The Elephantom
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  30th June to 6th September 2014
VENUE  New London Theatre 
A tale of a little girl and her ghost-elephant friend, The Elephantom by Ross Collins is a charming family tale. Transferring from the National Theatre's The Shed to the New London Theatre in the West End, the play focuses on a little girl who is at first delighted to have her larger-than-life friend living with her - he makes everything so much fu... More about this event
 
The Elephantom (Over 4s): National TheatreThe Elephantom (Over 4s): National TheatreA little girl has a great deal of trouble on her hands, thanks to her giant ghost-elephant friend.30th June 2014Saturday 6th September 2014 Where:
New London Theatre,   Drury Lane      WC2B 5PW
Category: event
 
The Elephantom (Over 4s): National Theatre
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  30th June to 6th September 2014
VENUE  New London Theatre 
A little girl has a great deal of trouble on her hands, thanks to her giant ghost-elephant friend.
 

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th April 2014 

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Theatre | Until 14th February 2015 

New London Theatre

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Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 3 minutes walk from New London Theatre

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Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

Royal Opera House 3 minutes walk from New London Theatre

Home to The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera, the magnificent Royal Opera House opens its doors for unprecedented access ...More

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Theatre | Until 26th April 2014 

Shaftesbury Theatre 3 minutes walk from New London Theatre

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Theatre | Until 30th May 2015 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 4 minutes walk from New London Theatre

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Spitting Image: From Start to Finish
Exhibitions | Until 8th June 2014 

The Cartoon Museum 4 minutes walk from New London Theatre

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Spitting Image
Spitting Image
Exhibitions | Until 1st June 2014 

The Cartoon Museum 4 minutes walk from New London Theatre

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Diverse Maniere: Piranesi, Fantasy and Excess
Diverse Maniere: Piranesi, Fantasy and Excess
Exhibitions | Until 1st June 2014 

Sir John Soane's Museum 5 minutes walk from New London Theatre

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Kids Events | Until 21st April 2014 

London Transport Museum 5 minutes walk from New London Theatre

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