War Horse Gallops Across London Stage

Alison Morris -- July 22nd, 2009

I have never read Michael Morpurgo’s book War Horse, but just reading about its adaptation as a play for the London stage makes me think I ought to, if for no other reason than to prepare myself for the play’s eventual arrival here, where I will, mark my words, go and see it. Why am I so gung-ho about a horse play? Watch this trailer, admire the magnificent puppets created by the Handspring Puppet Company of South Africa, and I think I KNOW you will understand!

Want to see more? Here’s a short Channel 4 news clip that will give you a peek behind the scenes:

And, finally, here are a few clips from the show and short interviews with folks associated with it, including Michael Morpurgo:

(Thanks to sales rep Adena Siegel, who first brought the New York Times article to my attention!)

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