Brilliant show, after 5 minutes the horses were real, the staging and story telling was superb - highly recomended
Loved every minute of this show. This was part of a package I set up for my wife's 70th birthday. Totally different to anything I've seen before. Be prepared to shed a tear or two, and try to sit as close to the circular stage as you can - you will feel that you're part of the action. Believable characters... More
This is an amazing show. It is very, very cleverly performed with amazing puppets - you soon forget the men working them on stage. There are a few shocks as guns go off but the stage space is used to great effect to tell the story. Even if you have seen the film and know the story well it is... More
It's not great drama but it's very good drama. I liked "War Horse" but my sophisticated companion complained that it was "nothing new." "Just another story about a boy and his horse," was her comment. Still, there wasn't a dry eye in the house. "War Horse" is wonderful.
I came to see this Jan 2013 and was sitting at the back of the stalls and I agree with all the bad reviews on here. It really lacked pace and once the you had seen Joey and Topthorn, it became a chore. BUT went again on saturday 1dec and sat in row A and this time loved it. Couldnt... More
A truly magical and emotional performance, I'd been wanting to go for sometime and I wasn't disappointed, take your tissues as it's a tear jerker!
Make sure you go and see War Horse. The puppeteers are so clever animating the horses with all the characteristics of these animals. Also the goose! Absolutely fascinating but take a hankie!
I waan't expecting that much from this , but was very suprised, i enjoyed it, as has been said many times the puppetry was exceleent and you soon forget the human interaction with the puppets and focus on the perfect equine movements etc, well acted ( i thought ) a little too much foriegn language spoken in the second half,... More
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