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War Horse

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Address: Drury lane | New London Theatre, London WC2B 5PW, England
Phone Number: 844 412 4654

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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... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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!!

Thank WorldTravelIsBae
Greater London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 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
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 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 

Thank Jack A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 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.

1 Thank KimberlyMurphy
Reading, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 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.

Thank LL156
Kineton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

If you haven't been to see this yet you are missing and absolute treat. We have now been 3 times and still come out buzzing each time. Awesome stage props and acting.

2 Thank Ironside46
Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

This show is brilliant on so many levels, by the end you forget that the horse is a puppet and you are engrossed in the story! Brought a tear to my eye

1 Thank emmykp
Billingshurst, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Not an old theatre like many, but a stunning performance. I've been twice to this show, and would quite happily go again. To start off, you may question how well you'll be drawn in to the puppet-style acting of horses, but you will be, 100%. I'm sure every horse owner/rider will testify to the accuracy of the performers in translating... More 

2 Thank bradweller
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Well worth the visit. A great story with amazing props and performance across the board A must see in my eyes

1 Thank David R

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