War Horse

War Horse

26 May - 14 June 2014
Alhambra Theatre

WAR HORSE tells the powerful and uplifting story of young Albert, his beloved horse Joey, and the unimaginable obstacles they overcome, both individually and together.

"***** (5 stars) So exhilarating it makes you rejoice to be alive"
The Times

Tickets £ 27.50 - £45.00

Plus transaction fee*

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Further info

The National Theatre's award-winning production of War Horse is coming to The Alhambra Theatre as part of its first tour of the UK and Ireland.

War Horse is the powerful story of a young boy called Albert and his beloved horse, Joey, who has been requisitioned to fight for the English in World War I. Caught in enemy crossfire, Joey ends up serving on both sides during the war before landing in no man's land, while Albert, not old enough to enlist, embarks on a treacherous mission to find his horse and bring him home.

A remarkable tale of courage, loyalty and friendship, War Horse features ground-breaking puppetry work by South Africa's Handspring Puppet Company, which brings breathing and galloping horses to thrilling life on stage.

Filled with stirring music and some of the most innovative stagecraft of our time, War Horse is a remarkable tale of courage, loyalty and friendship, and an unforgettable theatrical experience.

War Horse is based on a novel by Michael Morpurgo, adapted by Nick Stafford and presented in association with Handspring Puppet Company. Directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris, it is designed by Rae Smith, lighting is by Paule Constable and movement and horse choreography by Toby Sedgwick. The puppetry directors are Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler, with video design by 59 Productions Ltd, song-making by John Tams, music by Adrian Sutton and sound by Christopher Shutt.

War Horse  is produced on tour by the National Theatre - www.warhorseonstage.com

***** (Five stars)
“The theatre event of the decade.” Sunday Times

“A landmark theatre event” Time

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE RANDALL WELL PUBLIC CAR PARK AT THE SIDE OF THE ALHAMBRA THEATRE IS NOT IN OPERATION AFTER 30 APRIL.  PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ABOUT VISITING THE THEATRE.

Video

 

War Horse were joined by CNN at the New London Theatre in June 2013, to prepare this special feature on War Horse, Joey and Handspring Puppet Company. Please click below to watch:

http://edition.cnn.com/video/?/video/international/2013/07/04/aom-puppetry-war-horse.cnn

 

 

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Access performances

 Captioned: Fri 6 June, 7.30pm.

 Signed: Fri 13 June, 7.30pm, Interpreted by Donna Ruane

 Audio Described: Sat 14 June, 2.30pm (touch tour 12.30pm), provided by VocalEyes

Ticket prices and times

Performance days and times:
Monday 26 May 2014 - Saturday 14 June 2014
Monday - Saturday 7.30pm, Wednesday 2pm & Saturday 2.30pm

Ticket prices*

Mon to Fri 7.30pm & 
Sat 2.30pm

Wed 2pm

Sat 7.30pm

Stalls & Dress Circle

£36.50, £38.50,
£40.50

£33.50, £35.50,
£37.50

£38.50, £40.50, £42.50

Upper Circle

£28, £30

£25, £27

£30, £32

Lounges (seat 6)

£243

£225

£255

Boxes (seat 4)

£112, £146

£100, £134

£120, £154

Concessions

Special Offers

 

 

 

 

Under 18s:  £5 off top 3 ticket prices (Mon to Thu only)

Over 60s:  £2.50 off (Mon & Tue 7.30pm, Wed 2.30pm)

Groups 20+: £2.50 off top 3 ticket prices (Mon & Tue 7.30pm only)

School / College Groups of 10+: £17.50 on Wed 4 June @ 2pm plus 1 teacher/supervisor free with every 10 students.

Please note, one concession / offer per ticket only. Bradford Theatres usual terms and conditions apply.


*Booking fees:
Phone/Counter - £1 per ticket plus postage charge where applicable.
Online - £2.50 per ticket plus transaction fee of 50p.

War Horse EVENTS

FREE to all War Horse customers

Bradford's Own War Horses
Pre-show talk by Dr Kathryn Hughes
Thursday 29th May, 6.45pm in the Laidler Room

POST SHOW Q & A
Post show talk given by members of the company
Thursday 12th June, Shortly after the performance, Alhambra Theatre Stalls  

Poppy Workshop
Pre-show run by the Peace Museum
Make poppies and hear history of the red poppy and also white and purple poppies.
Wednesday 4th June, 1-2pm in the Pit Bar 

Family WW1 handling Session
Run by the National Army Museum
Handle and learn about genuine and replica artefacts from WW1
Saturday 7th June, 11am in the Studio
Please book a FREE place via the Box Office 01274 432000  

Against WW1: Resistance from Bradford and Beyond
Pre-show talk by Dr. Clive Barrett, Chair, The Peace Museum
Thursday 12 June, 6.45- 7.15pm in the Laidler Room 

Bradford's Own War Horses
Pre-show talk by Dr Kathryn Hughes
Friday 13th June, 6.45pm in the Laidler Room 

Poppy Workshop
Pre-show run by the Peace MuseumMake poppies and hear history of the red poppy and also white and purple poppies.
Saturday 14th June, 1.30-2.30pm - Pit Bar 

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