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“Umissable Experence”
Review of War Horse

War Horse
Ranked #14 of 381 Concerts & Shows in London
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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 during the horrors of WW1. This really does get to your emotions so tissues are a must. If you have the opportunity I strongly recommend that you see it, you will not be dissapointed

2  Thank Anne H
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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 January 2018.

4  Thank Michael B
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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 view of the audience, the horses are 'real'. They breathe. When one was caught in barbed wire, the audience reaction was forboding & dread.

On one level, this is the story of a boy who loses his beloved horse when it requisitioned for the WW1 war effort & his yearning to be reunited. On another it is about the unbelievable number of horses slaughtered in France & appalling indignities that they suffered.

One feature of the staging is that a torn page from a sketchbook in the story is enlarged & suspended & used as a projection screen.

I cannot recommend this highly enough. Unmissable.

1  Thank Chris B
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Went to see this spectacular show last night. It's a phenomenon. The connection between man and horse is depicted with strength and depth that cannot fail to impress and stir the emotions. A must see.

1  Thank Clare D
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Words don't really describe this show. It was simply brilliant. My fiancée and I have seen many shows in London and this is right up there with the best (probably the best).

You won't be disappointed.

2  Thank Tommie1991
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