REVIEW: War Horse, New Victoria Theatre

The National Theatre production based on Michael Morpurgo’s beloved book is stunningly beautiful to watch.  Thoughtfully and sensitively adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford, Michael Morpurgo’s wonderful story about friendship, growing up and the pain and suffering war causes is vividly brought to life in Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris’s heartfelt production. As the… Read More

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Interview with… Danyah Miller

Danyah Miller has adapted Michael Morpurgo’s I Believe in Unicorns for the stage, which plays at the Polka Theatre in Wimbledon from the 14th to the 18th February. She spoke to Love London Love Culture about adapting the beloved author’s story.  Hi Danyah thank you so much for talking to Love London Love Culture. When did… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for 2017 Tour of War Horse

The National Theatre have confirmed the cast for its UK touring production of the critically acclaimed War Horse, which will open at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury on the 15th September.  The 34 cast will include: Thomas Dennis, who is currently playing Christopher Boone in the National Theatre’s West End production of The Curious Incident of the… Read More

NEWS: Victoria and Albert Museum of Childhood to Present Michael Morpurgo Exhibition

The V&A’s Museum of Childhood will present an exhibition dedicated to author Michael Morpurgo this Summer.  Running from the 22nd July until the 25th February 2018, Michael Morpurgo: A Lifetime in Stories will examine the author’s life and career in this new and free exhibition. At the centre of the exhibition, the museum announced that Joey,… Read More

NEWS: Michael Morpurgo’s Running Wild to Head on UK Tour

The Children’s Touring Partnership has confirmed that the first UK tour of Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo will begin at the Chichester Festival Theatre on the 10th February 2017. Michael Morpurgo’s novel, based on a true story, has been adapted for the stage by Samuel Adamson and was originally produced by Regent’s Park Theatre and Chichester… Read More

Review Round Up: 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips,Shakespeare’s Globe

Emma Rice’s production based on Michael Morpurgo’s novel The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips is now playing at the Shakespeare’s Globe until the 11th September. But what have critics said about it?  Evening Standard: ****Fiona Mountford found that: “It’s played a little too much for laughs and the storytelling tends to the meandering, but what wins… Read More

Review Round Up… Running Wild @Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Michael Morpurgo’s tale is brought to life in Samuel Adamson’s adaptation – but what have critics made of it?  Financial Times: *** “Samuel Adamson’s adaptation is efficient, allowing space for atmospheric sequences of choric vocalise.” Radio Times: ” As a stage production, Running Wild is beautifully realised and modulated.” The Telegraph:**** “it softened up every cynical… Read More