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Mesmerising

Saw this show in Woking. Had been told it would be fantastic but it surpassed my expectations... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MrsJET
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Gripping Story

Saw War Horse in Festival Theatre in Edinburgh, fantastic production with amazing work by the... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
William T
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Stirling
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

2  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

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

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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

3  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

1  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

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

1  Thank jackmom1112
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Thank you War Horse for taking this 'Must See' show on tour, I saw it in Bristol; a truly enchanting experience. The simplicity and honesty of the story is brought vividly to life by the excellent cast. An incredible take on real life & relationships...More

2  Thank Anne H
Reviewed 28 October 2017

An amazing show which genuinely challenges emotions. Take a tissue! If you can't make the London production, Joey's on tour to mark the centenary of the end of the WW1. I thought the show so moving, have just bought tickets for the Brighton Centre in...More

4  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

I've actually seen this play twice. The first time, we didn't have a detailed expectation & we were overwhelmed by the whole theatrical experience. To say that the horses are 'puppets' doesn't begin to express how amazing they are. Even with the puppeteers in full...More

1  Thank Chris B
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Kate T
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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
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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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