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War Horse – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Michael Morpurgo Adaptor: Nick Stafford Director: Marianne Elliott &Tom Morris Reviewer: Katherine Kirwin Sometimes it seems that our hearts and minds cannot handle or contemplate human suffering and loss on such a momentous scale as occurred in the world wars. Yet if we focus on one story or relationship within the tangled web of the past we can engaged ...

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PREVIEW – The National Theatre at The Lowry

Reporter: Jim Gillespie The Lowry theatre in Salford played host to a triple-decker event to mark the regional tour of some of the National Theatre’s most successful shows of recent years: One Man, Two Guvnors; War Horse; and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. The first two of these have enjoyed sell-out runs at the Lowry in ...

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War Horse – Mayflower, Southampton

Writer: Michael Morpurgo Director: Marianne Elliott, Tom Morris, Alex Sims Reviewer: Sharon MacDonald-Armitage The National Theatre’s phenomenal touring production of War Horse which opened last night at Southampton’s Mayflower is a story that many people are aware of either through Michael Morpurgo’s book or the Stephen Spielberg film. However, nothing quite prepares you for seeing this show live on stage. ...

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NEWS: The Curious Incident of Dog in the Night-Time to Launch UK tour at The Lowry

The National Theatre’s multi award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will begin a nationwide tour at The Lowry in Salford where it will play from 18 December 2014 – 10 January 2015. (More tour dates will be announced in due course.) Stockport-born Simon Stephens’ adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel, The Curious Incident of ...

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War Horse – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Michael Morpurgo Adaptor: Nick Stafford Director: Marianne Elliott &Tom Morris Reviewer: Iris Beaumont [Rating:5] War Horse never nearly happened, Nicholas Hytner was hesitant about a 2.5 hour long show where the central character was 10ft foot tall and never speaks a single word, however Tom Morris managed to persuade The National Theatre’s Director to take a risk and a ...

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War Horse – Birmingham Hippodrome

Writer: Nick Stafford, from the book by Michael Morpurgo Music: Adrian Sutton Directors: Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris Reviewer: Selwyn Knight [rating:5] Since its opening at the National Theatre’s Olivier Theatre in 2007, War Horse, based on the book of the same name by Michael Morpurgo, has leapt from strength to strength. A straightforward story told exceptionally well, it has ...

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NEWS: War Horse Returns For Second Lowry Run

The Lowry in Salford has today announced that War Horse will return to their Lyric Theatre for a summer 2014 season (Wednesday 23 July to Saturday 20 September 2014) with tickets going on sale today at 10am. Following the highly anticipated North West permiere of War Horse at The Lowry (running form 20 November 2013 to 14 January 2014) author ...

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War Horse – The New London Theatre, London

Direction: Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris Choreography: Toby Sedgwick Reviewer: Lucy Thackray [rating:3.5] War Horse has been around in the UK in some incarnation since it opened at the National Theatre in 2007, and it is well known for being a blinding hit. Everyone you know has probably seen it, and they've probably told you how good it was. They ...

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