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NEWS: War Horse embarks on UK tour

West End hit (and inspiration for a Hollywood film) War Horse is set to tour eight UK venues from September 2013-July 2014, it was announced today. The play, based on a book by Michael Morpurgo, tells the tale of young Albert and his horse Joey, who is sent off to assist in the battles of World War One and uses ...

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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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