last call for war horse tickets

Kentish Gazette Canterbury & District - What's On - - STAGE -

The spec­tac­u­lar First World War drama War Horse is play­ing to packed houses in Can­ter­bury.

Michael Mor­purgo’s tale of courage and friend­ship fea­tures the pup­pet of Joey the horse – built of steel, leather and air­craft ca­bles.

Mor­purgo be­gan writ­ing War Horse while teach­ing at Wick­ham­breaux Pri­mary School.

It tells the story of Al­bert, whose fa­ther sells his horse Joey to the Bri­tish cav­alry.

Un­able to for­get his friend, Al­bert searches for him in the bat­tle­fields to bring him home.

War Horse has been seen by more than seven mil­lion peo­ple world­wide and won 25 awards since it opened in 2007.

The show is at the Mar­lowe Theatre in Can­ter­bury un­til Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 14.

There is lim­ited avail­abil­ity, though, so con­tact the theatre first at mar­lowethe­ or call 01227 787787.

Read our full in­ter­view with au­thor Michael Mor­purgo at ken­ton­

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