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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 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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Kineton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars 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.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars 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

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Billingshurst, England
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5 of 5 stars 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 

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars 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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

I have wanted to go to see War Horse For years and visit a theater in general since I were 7. 20 years later my partner treated me to the Drury Lanes 2nd to last showing of the MOST AMAZING WAR HORSE!!!!! I have never seen anything more amazing it took my breath away. Such a shame it has ended... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Went here with my husband had heard was fabulous show so booked the matinee , wasn't disappointed was absoloutly fantastic not a dry eye in the theatre , the horse looked so real and we totally got in to the whole story , would see this again really loved it .

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

The show is incredible, I knew the horses were not real but as the show started they came to life.You feel every emotion one minute you are laughing the next crying. Its brings to life the story of WW1 of the people and the horses . I have never seen a stage show which I was hanging on every second... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

The puppetry is mesmerising and one can't help but become emotionally involved with the horses. It is also the closest I've been to understanding the terror of the WW1 battlefield. Would recommend to anyone except the very young.

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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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