War Horse - London

The National Theater's epic production transfers to the West End.

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War Horse, Starring James Backway, Sets Closing Date in London's West End

The National Theatre’s West End production of the award-winning War Horse will close on March 12, 2016. The show, which premiered at the National in October 2007, moved to its current home at the New London Theatre in March 2009. The original cast in both incarnations featured Game of Thrones' Kit Harington as Albert; James Backway is currently playing the ...

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James Backway & More Will Step Into West End's War Horse This Spring

A new crop of actors and puppeteers will join the West End cast of War Horse beginning March 16. James Backway, a recent Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts alum who appeared in the National Theatre's New Views: Is There Wifi, will take on the central role of Albert at the New London Theatre. He replaces current star Jack Loxton.

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West End War Horse Star Jack Loxton on a Curious Pattern and Overcoming Equine Allergies

The role of Albert in the long-running War Horse has produced some highly distinguished alumni, starting with Luke Treadaway, who went on to win an Olivier Award for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, and, more recently, Kit Harington, who is a major star now thanks to Game of Thrones. The role is currently being played at ...

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West End War Horse Extends, Adds New Cast Members

The National Theatre’s West End production of the award-winning War Horse has extended its run at the New London Theatre through February 15, 2014. The show, which premiered at the National in October 2007, will also welcome a new cast.

Beginning March 9, Sion Daniel Young will star as Albert Narracott, leading a cast that consists of Gareth Aled (Joey ...

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The National Theatre's War Horse Finishes First at London's Olympic Park

People from every nation have found themselves deeply immersed in the 2012 Summer Olympics, currently underway in London, and it turns out that horses want to display their national pride too. The National Theatre’s company of the Olivier and Tony-winning play War Horse joined in the festivities on July 31 as Joey the horse, led by Captain Nicholls (Alex Avery ...

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War Horse Star Puppet Takes to the Roof of London's National Theatre to Salute the Queen's Diamond Jubilee

London is in full celebration mode at the moment as Queen Elizabeth II marks her Diamond Jubilee, the 60th anniversary of ascending the throne at age 25. On June 3, War Horse’s star puppet Joey offered a special salute during Her Majesty’s ceremonial cruise down the Thames River. A team of Handspring puppeteers ascended to the roof of the ...

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Nicola Stephenson and Patrick Robinson to Join West End Production of War Horse

Nicola Stephenson and Patrick Robinson will join the London production of War Horse on March 9 at the New London Theatre. Stephenson has been cast as Albert’s mother, Rose Narracott, and Robinson will play German soldier Friedrich Muller. Tickets are on sale for the West End production through February 18, 2012.

Now in its fifth year, Nick Stafford’s adaptation of ...

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