Following a sold-out run at the National Theatre, War Horse returns to London for a limited season in an exciting new venue.

The acclaimed play is now showing at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre until Saturday, November 23.

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.

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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.

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War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical event which takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of the First World War.

Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre, Fulton Road, Wembley Park, HA9 8TS, Friday, October 18, to Saturday, November 23. Details: