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War Horse

Drury lane | New London Theatre, London WC2B 5PW, England
+44 844 412 4654
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Utterly amazing

This show is utterly amazing, the horse is so life like and moves like a real horse. A factual... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JulesinParis
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Bucks,UK
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Best show I've ever seen

To date, this is still the best show I've ever seen (and I've seen a lot). A truly incredible... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
beccaatr
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Drury lane | New London Theatre, London WC2B 5PW, England
Covent Garden
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This show is utterly amazing, the horse is so life like and moves like a real horse. A factual insight into the life of the horse cavalry in the Second World War. One of my favourite west end shows

Thank JulesinParis
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

To date, this is still the best show I've ever seen (and I've seen a lot). A truly incredible performance. I balled my eyes out at the end, which is a compliment considering It takes a lot for me to cry. Such a clever clever...More

2  Thank beccaatr
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I had to go twice to this Moving story. I was captivated by the "Horses" and completely drawn into the horror that the poor horses in the first world war underwent. I forgot that the horses on stage were not real-- I thought the whole...More

Thank joanmichael
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Thought I would be smart and buy end seats so it would be easy to come and go. Spent a lot of the night looking at the rear end of the horse. I thought it was very slow and the music was not inspiring

1  Thank echoy
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Not often I am moved to write reviews, but this is an epic show that deserves as many verbal accolades heaping upon it as is humanly possible. However, I lack the vocabulary grand enough to do it suitable justice, therefore I will say only this...go...More

1  Thank Steve P
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I work in Covent Garden surrounded by theatres and whenever people ask for a recommendation I say war horse. Best. Play. Ever. The horses are wooden and moved by actors. After 5 minutes you no longer see the actors, and it's literally like there's horses...More

Thank Madeleine_Lewis
Reviewed 6 November 2016

I was a bit unsure about this show when my son bought me tickets for my birthday. Went along and took me a bit of time to get used to the horse being animated/managed by a young man. However, I got so drawn into the...More

2  Thank sandraann2015
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing performances, extraordinary setting and special effects! Truly a show you shouldn't miss in London!

2  Thank nanoumar
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The thing that I was extremely impressed with was the puppetry. You could tell that the horses were puppets, but their movements were so realistic and life like, it was mind blowing. Good facilities, interesting play, I would recommend this!!

3  Thank WorldTravelIsBae
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great show with a sad story to it which is like an emotional roller coaster and keeps you drawn in. The guys who were doing the puppeting for the horse were absolutely brilliant throughout. Highly recommend!

Thank Grant B
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Response from CanuckinBlighty | Reviewed this property |
Kinky boots if it is still on! Monty python if you know their work, great stage adaptation of the film. There are literally hundreds of plays to see, if you want great drama, war horse - unbelievable stage production. Enjoy!!
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