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Michael Morpurgo’s Farm Boy – Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Author: Michael Morpurgo Adaptor: Daniel Buckroyd Director: C P Hallam Composer: Ru Hamilton Reviewer: Michael Gray Farm Boy is the sequel to Michael Morpurgo's phenomenal War Horse. It's a very different animal – a couple of actors, a costumed musician, and, centre stage “an old green Fordson”, the tractor which turns out to be at the heart of this story. ...

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Farm Boy – Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Writer: Michael Morpurgo Adaptor: Daniel Buckroyd Director: Daniel Buckroyd Reviewer: Michael Gray [Rating: 4] Farm Boy is Michael Morpurgo's sequel to War Horse, and tells the story of the boy who came back from the Great War, saved Joey from the horse butcher, and ploughed with horses until one May Day in Iddesleigh... Daniel Buckroyd's clever adaptation of this gentle ...

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Farm Boy – The Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Writer: Michael Morpurgo adapted by Daniel Buckroyd Director: Daniel Buckroyd Reviewer: Sally Cinnamon [rating: 3 ]   After the sensational hit of both the stage and film versions of ‘War Horse’, it seems like the natural next step to adapt Michael Morpurgo’s sequel, ‘Farm Boy’. Here, we’re greeted by Albert’s grandson (John Walters), now a grandpa himself and his college-age ...

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