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War Horse

Drury lane | New London Theatre, London WC2B 5PW, England
+44 844 412 4654
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Not for me

Thought I would be smart and buy end seats so it would be easy to come and go. Spent a lot of the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
bay area
via mobile
Brilliant and Moving

Not often I am moved to write reviews, but this is an epic show that deserves as many verbal... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Steve P
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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“moving story” (84 reviews)
Drury lane | New London Theatre, London WC2B 5PW, England
Covent Garden
+44 844 412 4654
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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

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 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...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
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

Thank Kerry E
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...More

Thank Jack A
Reviewed 26 July 2016

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.

1  Thank KimberlyMurphy
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We are visiting London in mid May. Can you suggest a really good comedy that we can see. Any other play that is worth it?
31 March 2016|
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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!!
demorea n
What was the first thing they used joey for in the war?
18 December 2015|
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Response from craigelachie | Reviewed this property |
As I remember, Joey was the young officer's mount.