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Review: War Horse @ The Lowry – Mancunian Matters

In Leeds and Manchester Local News Contributions, Theatre Reviews on December 8, 2013 at 9:08 pm

As we prepare to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War – ‘the war to end all wars’ – War Horse proves a fitting reminder of the tragedies that continue to rage today.

image_5Michael Morpurgo’s classic novel, retold by Steven Spielberg in the Hollywood box office sensation in 2011, tells the simple tale of a boy and his horse who become entwined in the history and politics of their time.

But Nick Stafford’s stage adaptation in association with Handspring Puppet Company, rejuvenates this story in a visual feast for the audience. Read the rest of this entry »

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