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War Horse

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Address: Drury lane | New London Theatre, London WC2B 5PW, England
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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... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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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 and see it, I'll wager my Shed you won't be sorry...!

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 2 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 running on the stage. Incredible. But definitely bring your tissues- reduced my entire row to... More 

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Thank Madeleine_Lewis
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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 whole story, that at one point during the performance, one of the staff asked a... More 

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2 Thank sandraann2015
Corinthia Region, Greece
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16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

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

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1 Thank nanoumar
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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!!

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2 Thank WorldTravelIsBae
Greater London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
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!

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Thank Grant B
Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

This show is amazing! Would highly recommend this show. I am a massive theatre lover and this is now one of my favourites! It's so cleverly done. Definitely a must see

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I have seen War Horse a total of three times and have somewhat loved it each time however the first time I saw it, I was quite immature and I was left both bored and scarred by the story line. The puppets are amazing and so is the sound affects that go along with it, however if you have already... More 

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Thank Jack A
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

The puppets created for the horses is incredible. They have studies the behaviour and communication of horses to make the puppets as realistic as possible. A simplistic set that is carried by amazing puppets and fantastic acting. A definite 😢 jerker.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Warhorse is not my favourite westend show but it certainly is amazing! Unbelievable how they have made this very emotional. Seeing it once is enough for me unlike other shows. You can't fault the guys in it.

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Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 


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