Michael Morpurgo makes West End appearance in WAR HORSE

Gettng into costume, Michael Morpurgo in War Horse by Ellie KurttzMichael Morpurgo (author of War Horse) made a special appearance in the stage show last night followed by a post-show Q&A with the audience.

Michael appeared in the Auction scene and was given special instructions by Associate Director Alex Sims.

By the time the London run closes, War Horse will have played over 3,000 performances,  been seen by over 2.7 million people in the capital alone, and over seven million people worldwide.  It has won 25 awards including the Tony Award for Best Play on Broadway.

Michael Morpurgo ;WarHorse-Michael-030War Horse is a story about a boy and his horse set against the backdrop of the First World War, and is the most successful play in the National Theatre’s history.  A major UK tour of War Horse will begin in autumn 2017, as the country prepares to mark the final centenary year of the First World War.

War Horse is set to close in London’s West End on 12 March 2016. Click here to book tickets

Click here to read my 5* review of the show

Photos: Ellie Kurttz