Return of galloping success

The Lowry in Salford is bracing itself for the return of the biggest-selling show in its history– as the National Theatre’s tour of War Horse returns.

By The Newsroom
Saturday, 19th July 2014, 7:00 am
War Horse
War Horse

The award-winning adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s novel, which sold more than 114,000 tickets for performances in Salford over Christmas, is back for a nine-week run from Wednesday to September 20.  

The cast will perform a total of 70 performances during the 56-day run.

Producer Chris Harper said: “We were overwhelmed by the reaction of audiences at The Lowry during our first visit with War Horse, and the entire company is excited to return to the North West.”

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There will be a captioned matinee performance on August 28, a signed performance September 6 and audio described September 13.

There will also be a post-show Q&A with the creative team behind the show for ticket holders of the evening performance on September 11.

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David Upton