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War Horse theatre break

New London Theatre

from £83.00pp Price per person for hotel room and theatre ticket.

War Horse is a romanticised tale of a boy who tries to find his horse, which has been sold off to fight in the Cavalry in World War One. Too young to enlist, young Albert embarks on a dangerous journey to France to find Joey, who after fighting for both sides, ends up in No Man's land. With life sized puppets replacing the real thing, this 'astonishing production' at the National theatre will have you pulling out the tissues and wanting to go back and watch it again and again!

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War Horse: London tickets

You will be able to choose your theatre tickets in the next stage of the booking. Just London Theatre Breaks offer seats in various parts of the theatre and you can consult the seating plan to see where you will be sitting. In each part of the theatre we only offer the best available seats – this means you can find the seats that suit your budget and a guarantee a high quality experience.

At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. He's soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary odyssey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man's land.Albert cannot forget Joey and, still not old enough to enlist, he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home. The National's epic is based on War Horse, the celebrated novel by the Children's Laureate (2003-05) Michael Morpurgo . Actors working with magnificent, life-sized puppets by the internationally renowned Handspring Puppet Company lead us on a gripping journey through history. Winner of five Tony Awards 2011 for: - Best Play - Best Direction of a Play - Best Scenic Design of a Play - Best Lighting Design of a Play - Best Sound Design of a Play

Press reviews

The Times
So exhilarating it makes you rejoice to be alive. Its sheer skill and invention are awe-inspiring

The Sunday Times
War Horse only confirms the National's extraordinary knack of turning children's literature into the finest drama. Stunning

Sunday Express
An extraordinary piece of theatre which is both epic and intimate. Guaranteed to move the heart

Key facts

Duration: 2 hours 40 minutes

Matinees: Thursday and Saturday 2.30pm
Evenings: Monday, Wednesday to Saturday 7.30pm. Tuesdays at 7pm

Opening date: Friday, 4th April 2014 Booking until: Saturday, 14th February 2015

Venue: New London Theatre
166 Drury Lane
Postcode: WC2B 5PW

How to get there:(5mins) Go right on Long Acre; turn left at Drury Lane and you’ll see the theatre 100 metres away on a corner.

from £83.00pp Price per person for hotel room and theatre ticket.
How to get there
(5mins) Go right on Long Acre; turn left at Drury Lane and you’ll see the theatre 100 metres away on a corner.
from £83.00pp Price per person for hotel room and theatre ticket.

Review by Chris Sillifant

War Horse: London Theatre Break with Waldorf Hilton Hotel, Dec 2011

The website was easy to follow and understand,The theatre seats were comfortable and the viewing was very good.We found the hotel was excellent,the bedroom was immaculate and spotlessly clean.The hotel staff were very friendly and courteous.I do wish though,that a hotel of this quality should have a dress code,wether it's breakfast,luncheon afternoon tea and dinner.There were some guests wearing t-shirts,scruffy jeans and dirty trainers,l'm not a fuddy duddy l just think that standards in dress sense have declined somewhat.Apart from my little moan,my wife and l thoroughly enjoyed our selves

Review by nadia lear

War Horse: London Theatre Break with Holiday Inn Kings Cross, Sep 2011

wonderful, seats excellent for the price hotel excellent, would stay there again, but £3.50 for a swim (you had to get a day pass to use the leisure facilities) I was not impressed with, so didn't, customer service excellent, website very easy to negotiate, ie very user friendly

Review by VAL NEVITT

War Horse: London Theatre Break with Reem Hotel, Oct 2011

BRILLIANT!!! CAN'T WAIT TO BOOK THE NEXT ONE!

Review by John Alcock

War Horse: London Theatre Break with Best Western Cromwell, Sep 2011

The hotel was of a very good quality and handy for Gloucester Road tube station. Minutes away from the West End. We had a god view at the Theatre. The only problem the seats very cramped. Service at both the hotel and Theatre was excellent

Review by gregory

War Horse: London Theatre Break with Waldorf Hilton Hotel, Jun 2011

Fabulous, Hotel lovely, show - jaw dropping and I booked at Sarastro's for pre show dinner which couldn't be faulted, I wasn't sure if my husband would appreciate my taste! but he loved it. All 3 were within a 5 minute walk of the hotel and Covent Garden just along the road. Thank you so much.

Review by Richard S Oxtoby

War Horse: London Theatre Break with The Sanderson, Jul 2011

Everything was absolutely fantastic. The hotel out of this world. The show amazing well done Just London theatre breaks For organising this to perfection 12 out of ten. Ever thought of doing rail tickets also . Did this myself and it was the only thing that went a little bit pear shape

Review by Margaret Baldwin

War Horse: London Theatre Break with St Giles Hotel, Jun 2011

Easy to book - superb seats at theatre - very comfortable hotel - all in all a very enjoyable experience.

from £83.00pp Price per person for hotel room and theatre ticket.
 
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