War Horse returning to Sunderland Empire

The National Theatre

production of

WAR HORSE

RETURNING TO SUNDERLAND EMPIRE
 

6 – 23 FEBRUARY 2019

 

 

CAST INCLUDES SCOTT MILLER AS ALBERT AND THE RETURN OF WEST END SONGPERSON and NEWCASTLE BORN BEN MURRAY

WAR HORSE will return to Sunderland Empire from 6 – 23 February 2019 as part of its 10th Anniversary UK Tour, after previously visiting the venue for a sell out three week run in 2014.

The 34 strong cast for its acclaimed production of War Horse, which begins its major tour across the globe on 15 January 2019 in Glasgow, includes Scott Miller as Albert and Newcastle born, Ben Murray as Songperson.

Scott Miller, who recently graduated from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, will play the central role of Albert Narracott alongside Jo Castleton who reprises her role as Rose Narracott from the recent 10th Anniversary UK Tour. Musician Ben Murray returns from the West End run as Songperson.

War Horse, which has been seen by nearly eight million people worldwide, finished its record-breaking eight year London run at the New London Theatre in March 2016 and will complete its 10th Anniversary UK tour at the National Theatre in January 2019. It has won 25 awards including the Tony Award for Best Play on Broadway.

War Horse received its world premiere on 9 October 2007 at the National Theatre, where it played for two seasons before opening at the New London Theatre in March 2009. Since then, the production has been seen in 97 cities in 10 countries, including productions on Broadway, in Toronto and Berlin, with touring productions in the UK and Ireland, North America, the Netherlands, Belgium and China.

War Horse is directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris, designed by Rae Smith, with puppet direction, design and fabrication by Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler for Handspring Puppet Company, lighting by Paule Constable, and movement and horse choreography by Toby Sedgwick, with video design by Leo Warner and Mark Grimmer for 59 Productions, music by Adrian Sutton, songmaker John Tams, and sound by Christopher Shutt.

Scott Miller, Jo Castleton and Ben Murray are joined by: Kofi Aidoo-Appiah (Topthorn head), Rianna Ash (Joey head), Huw Blainey (Geordie), Matthew Booth (Allan/Brandt/Manfred), Jonathan Cobb (Goose/Schnabel), Colin Connor (Ted), Ben Cutler (Nicholls), Khalid Daley (David/Baby Joey), Zoe Halliday (Topthorn hind), Danny Hendrix (Billy/Heine/Klebb), Alex Hooper (Joey heart), Lewis Howard (Joey/Topthorn heart), William Ilkley (Arthur), Michael Jean-Marain (Topthorn heart), Andrew Keay (Joey/Topthorn hind), Clive Keene (Greig/ Sergeant Fine), Natalie Kimmerling (Emilie), Kiran Landa (Paulette/Baby Joey), Mark Matthews (Joey hind), Katherine Moraz (Annie Gilbert), Christopher Naylor (Friedrich/Priest), Samuel Parker (Joey/Topthorn hind), Tom Quinn (Joey/Topthorn head), Gareth Radcliffe (Carter/Strauss), Domonic Ramsden (Joey/Topthorn heart), Jack Simpson (Klausen), Tom Stacy (Joey/Topthorn head), Elizabeth Stretton (Matron Callaghan/Baby Joey), Kenton Thomas (Bone/Schweyk/Vet Martin), Charlie Tighe (Stewart/Heine/Ludwig) and Matthew Trevannion (Sergeant Thunder).

Katie Henry is the UK & International Tour Director and Craig Leo is the Associate Puppetry Director. Charlotte Peters is the Associate Director and Matthew Forbes is the Associate Puppetry Director. They are joined by Resident Director, Charlie Kenber and Resident Puppetry Director, Gareth Aled.

 

War Horse is produced on tour by the National Theatre.

Tickets available in person at the Box Office on High Street West, from the Ticket Centre on 0844 871 3022* or online at www.ATGtickets.com/Sunderland

Share this

Did you know?

St Peter's Church in Monkwearmouth formed part of the Anglo-Saxon monastery of Wearmouth-Jarrow, which was home to the author of the first history of England, the Venerable Bede.

Twitter

RT : While the Museum is closed today, there is still lots going on in for - over https://t.co/P3sfXeYD8E 12 hours 40 min ago
Fancy getting crafty while helping our wildlife this half term holiday? is the place to be! https://t.co/cLKHstUWyt 14 hours 4 min ago
Come and see performances of the The Thief, the Fox & the phoenix tomorrow at Arts Centre Washington.There are perf… https://t.co/rDRZa5KfzX 1 day 7 hours ago
RT : There have been power outages around the city centre today - Museum, Library and Winter Gardens had one just after… https://t.co/5O1RY25x5K 1 day 10 hours ago
RT : Hundreds of families starting to arrive for the BIG Indoor Community Sports Festival here at the Beaco… https://t.co/u10i9xA4zl 1 day 12 hours ago
Looks lovely over there ! Perfect outing for ! https://t.co/sRZPlYP3G8 1 day 12 hours ago
It's a beautiful sunny day here in and what better way to spend an afternoon with the kids this… https://t.co/VvbUUuFyRZ 1 day 14 hours ago
It's so we would like to introduce 'Princess Bella' our very own poochy pal! She loves… https://t.co/6HC10M26ZP 2 days 12 hours ago
There's loads of fun activities taking place at this half term holiday! We think this looks great!… https://t.co/lgPQARbC4V 2 days 12 hours ago
Great idea for half term 👇 https://t.co/5dSK6mTAzT 3 days 5 hours ago
RT : Your chance to get involved as part of our in 2019 is here: https://t.co/bcyWFbFKzW https://t.co/bCyB8LrMpG 3 days 10 hours ago
Follow our special themed trail this half term to find Museum treasures with a connection to Leonardo da Vinci’s dr… https://t.co/Razjjf4pPI 3 days 13 hours ago
This half term explore the genius of da Vinci at Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens https://t.co/RSQNzCHTMP 4 days 2 hours ago
RT : 🌟SUNDERLAND is the place to be with TWO soaring high in the city this FEBRUARY https://t.co/UghpO1Bo21 4 days 10 hours ago
RT : The first rule of is...you DO talk about 😂...(and lots of enthusiasm and energy doesn… https://t.co/euQh30Xfm3 1 week 10 hours ago

Facebook

Download the See it Do it app

Sign up to our newsletter

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
1 + 2 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.