At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Alberts beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France...
Wonderful War Horse
A theatrical sensation
The National Theatre production of War Horse has been inspiring London theatre-goers for seven years, and has been seen by more than four million people around the world. The show has been awarded with some of the West End and Broadways biggest prizes, and is now playing to sold-out houses in the USA, South Africa, Holland and Berlin, as well as at the New London Theatre in the heart of theatreland. Experience the phenomenon for yourself by booking cheap tickets to see War Horse with us.
Following Joey, the war horse of the title, as he is transported from pre-war English farm life to France and the horrors of the battlefield, the show offers a unique, and moving, perspective on the First World War, and was adapted from the novel by former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo by Nick Stafford.
The show is a collaboration with South Africas Handspring Puppet Company, who designed incredible full-size puppets from steel, leather and air-craft cables to bring Joey, and the other equine stars of the show, to life. With the mesmerising work of the shows puppeteers, alongside the efforts of its talented human cast and award-winning design team, youll find yourself transported back in time to the front line. Pick up some cheap tickets for a matinee or evening performance of War Horse and prepare to be amazed.
On making its debut at the National Theatre in October 2007, the show was an instant hit with both audiences and critics, and it has been garlanded with plenty of prestigious accolades, including several Olivier and Evening Standard Theatre Awards, as well as the 2011 Tony Award for Broadways Best Play. The show has even inspired a blockbuster movie from Stephen Spielberg, and continues to play to packed and enrapt audiences long since it transferred to The National Theatre to the New London Theatre on Drury Lane.
Suitable for ages 10 and up, the show is a captivating spectacle for both young and old, and has been a big hit here in the lastminute.com office, Melanie, one of our copywriters described it as "Fantastic! A real tearjerker". See it all for yourself by booking some cheap tickets for War Horse at the New London Theatre.
"Genius isn't too strong a word to describe this astonishing production."
"Be sure not to miss this stunning show."
"War Horse proves a rare winner."
|Seat type||lastminute.com standard price*|
|Top price seat||£73.50|
|Second price seat - may be restricted view||£52|
|Third price seat - may be restricted view||£28.75|
|Fourth price seat side view - may be restricted view||£17.50|
Restricted View seats at New London Theatre
Please note: some seats within all price bands (excluding Top Price Seats) do have a restricted view at New London Theatre. Seats at the venue are separated into price bands which reflect the proximity to the performance area and a central location in the auditorium. A seat within the Top Price band even with a restricted view is regarded as better than any other seat in a lower price band.
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