Friday, 20 March 2015

War Horse releases new cast production images

A new cast of 26 actors and 12 puppeteers recently joined the West End company of War Horse at the New London Theatre. Check out images of the new cast in action below (click image to enlarge).

War Horse, which is now in its eighth year, is directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Based on Michael Morpurgo’s book, over 6 million people have now seen War Horse worldwide. The play is currently booking to February 2016 in London.

War Horse recently completed sell-out dates in South Africa visiting Johannesburg and Cape Town and concluded a record-breaking extensive UK national tour earlier this year in Bristol. A Chinese-language production will open in autumn 2015 at the National Theatre of China’s theatre in Beijing and will then tour across China.

The new West End cast includes: James Backway (Albert Narracott), Phillip Bertioli (Joey/Topthorn Heart), Ken Bradshaw (Priest/Gefreiter Karl), Adrian Christopher (Topthorn Head), Matthew Churcher (Joey/Topthorn Hind), Clare Louise Connolly (Baby Joey/Emilie), Alasdair Craig (Friedrich Muller), Harry De Moraville (Thomas Bone), Drew Dillon (Goose/Klebb), James Duncan (Joey/Topthorn Head), Nick Figgis (Dr Schweyk/Vet Martin), Patrick Fleming (Rudi), Keiran Flynn (Sergeant Fine/Col Strauss), Alan Francis (Sergeant Thunder), Colm Gormley (Ted), Dominic Hodson (Captain Nicholls), Ian Houghton (Sergeant Allan/Manfred), Mark Jackson (Captain Stewart), Simon Jenkins (Billy Narracott/Ludwig), Jamie Lee-Morgan (Joey Head), Nyron Levy (Topthorn Heart), Kate Marlais (Annie Gilbert), Shaun McCourt (Joey Hind), Tony McGeever (David Taylor), Jayne Mckenna (Rose Narracott), Chris Milford (Joey Heart), Gary Mitchinson (Joey/Topthorn Hind), Thomas Mittleheuser (Ensemble), Ben Murray (Songperson/musician), Markus Schabbing (Joey/Topthorn Head), Adam Henderson Scott (John Greig/Geordie), Alisdair Simpson (Chapman Carter/Soldat Schmidt), James Alexander Taylor (Joey/Topthorn Heart), Emma Thornett (Baby Joey/Paulette), Lowri Walton (Ensemble), Scarlet Wilderink (Baby Joey), Sam Willmott (Topthorn Hind) and Simon Wolfe (Arthur Narracott).

Photo Credit: Brinkhoff Mögenburg

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