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War Horse

The National Theatre’s internationally-acclaimed smash-hit War Horse returns to London this autumn for a limited season at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, an exciting new venue located just steps away from Wembley Stadium.

Based on the beloved novel by Michael Morpurgo, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music and songs, is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-sized horses by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage.

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 journey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man’s land. Albert, who remained on his parents’ Devon farm, cannot forget Joey. Though still not old enough to enlist he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home.
Hailed as a ‘landmark theatre event’ (Time), War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical event, not to be missed.

Performances begin 18 October 2019, for 6 weeks only.

★★★★★
‘An entertainment phenomenon.’
The Daily Telegraph

★★★★★
‘Be sure not to miss this stunning show.’
The Times

★★★★★
‘Extraordinary. Guaranteed to move the heart.’
The Sunday Express

★★★★★
‘An astonishing piece of theatre.’
Time Out

‘A landmark theatre event.’
Time

‘Theatrical magic.’
The New York Times

Address

Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre - 3 Fulton Road, Wembley, HA9 0SP

Nearest Underground is Wembley Park (Jubilee and Metropolitan Lines)
Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre is a short 5 minute walk away, down Olympic Way, and then Fulton Road

Nearby Mainline Stations are Wembley Stadium and Wembley Central
Buses: The 223, 245, 83, 92, 206, 297 and 182 all stop within easy walking distance of the venue.

 

Cancellation Policy

No exchanges or refunds available after purchase.

Duration

2 hours 45 mins, including one 20 minute interval

Good To Know

Latecomers permitted at certain points

Suitable For Children

Recommended for ages 10+

Times

18th October - 23rd November 2019

Where Do I Go

Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre

Fulton Rd, Wembley HA9 8TS

Wembley Park Theatre

Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre - 3 Fulton Road, Wembley, HA9 0SP

Nearest Underground is Wembley Park (Jubilee and Metropolitan Lines)
Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre is a short 5 minute walk away, down Olympic Way, and then Fulton Road

Nearby Mainline Stations are Wembley Stadium and Wembley Central
Buses: The 223, 245, 83, 92, 206, 297 and 182 all stop within easy walking distance of the venue.

 

Latest customer reviews

  • War horse review

    22 December 2019

    Absolutely phenomenal!! Truly beautiful and I have so much respect for the actors who made this story come to life. The mechanical horses really brought this show to another level. So much praise for this cast and directing team. Xxx

    Rebecca Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Warhorse

    26 November 2019

    An amazing show!! My mum & I loved it. So moving and brilliantly done.

    Sofi Loren Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Incredible

    25 November 2019

    We had the most brilliant time there. War Horse was incredible and very well acted. You could imagine everything they went through, it all looked so real. The seats we had were fabulous, right at the front in the middle. So wanting to go again. Will keep an eye out for when it comes back. Theatre was great

    Gill Wrenn Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • 4th time and still love it

    25 November 2019

    This is my 4th time seeing War Horse and I'll continue to see it every time it tours. I'm pretty much crying by the very first scene, and oh when the adult Joey is finally revealed I'm a mess! I love the singing, the lighting is so simple yet so effective, the battle scenes are stunning. The puppeteers are so talented and must have studied horse behaviour inside out. So much better than the movie, so highly recommended!

    Rachel Smith Confirmed ticket purchaser