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Slick production, good sound effects.

You need to be able to imagine the people are not moving the horses. Some of us liked it some of us... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018

Absolutely fantastic show. Horses became real to me. And it was so moving. Well done to all that... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

You need to be able to imagine the people are not moving the horses. Some of us liked it some of us didn't. This is a piece of world war 1 Drama, and it doesn't disappoint with the dark noisy scenes set in the trenches....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic show. Horses became real to me. And it was so moving. Well done to all that were involved in the making of it. You deserved the standing ovation. Ok

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank lexyloo2005
Reviewed 5 October 2018

I went to see War Horse in Milton Keynes for the first time. I heard it was a great theater production and a very good story. I wasn't sure what to expect, but I can truly say, it truly surpassed my expectations. A wonderful and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Shashi P
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Saw this show in Woking. Had been told it would be fantastic but it surpassed my expectations. Even my 9 year old was gripped and thoroughly enjoyed it. Despite the very emotive subject matter, it wasn't overly upsetting and therefore remained enjoyable. Even some very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank MrsJET
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

I wouldn't recommend this show if u are a very young child it's very loud alot of bangs ended up having a panic attack and had to leave the show I was sad as couldn't see it till the end

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Lois P
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Saw War Horse in Festival Theatre in Edinburgh, fantastic production with amazing work by the puppeteers , it was hard to believe the horses weren’t real! Really gripping and moving story brilliantly produced.The theatre itself was very nice with a excellent sound system . Bill

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Took my mother to see warhorse for a birthday treat We had great seats and were excited about seeing the show. Unfortunately we did not enjoy it at all. No real props on stage, really dull and boring for us. There's a cloud like screen...More

Date of experience: April 2018
6  Thank 653Susan
Reviewed 28 April 2018

Had the pleasure to be in the audience for war horse. A fantastic show so moving and the actors and puppeteers out of this world. No negatives,only positives would recommend you take some handkerchiefs though. Loved it and would give it 10 stars if I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank olaedinburgh
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

My friends and I travelled to the Theatre Royal at Nottingham to see War Horse (on tour). We had a good view from where we sat and I had no worry about some tall person sitting in front of me as the tiers were well...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank wilfredo5
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We splurged and bought really good seats for this show (although in retrospect, no seat in the theater would really be bad), and we loved the experience. There was a kids' school group there to see the show, as well, and they were a fun...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank jackmom1112
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Response from Shashi P | Reviewed this property |
I have not read the book myself so am unable to compare. It is a lovely play and the only thing i can think of that may scare the little one is the gun shots. It is very engrossing once you get into the story and of course... More
Kate T
11 May 2017|
Response from silversh0es |
It is stunning and atmospheric, and may be a bit much for a 7 year old. That would depend on the child. For example, i would takeone of my grandchildren, but not the other. He would be overwhelmed. It is very loud and... More