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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).

 

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Kingsway Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  39% off
Great Queen Street, WC2B | 2 minutes from War Horse
Well-equipped, comfortable rooms await guests to this elegantly modern hotel in the heart of Theatreland. Set yourself up for the day with a hearty breakfast or ... More
 
 
 
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61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 3 minutes from War Horse
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
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The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from War Horse
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New London Theatre,   Drury Lane      WC2B 5PW
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PRICING  £25-£75, Oct 24-31, Nov 1-13 previews £25-£65, tickets on sale May 25, 10am
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