First day rehearsal photos of the new cast of War Horse at the New London Theatre.

Joined by Michael Morpurgo, the new West End cast of War Horse at their first day of rehearsal.  The new West End cast will be taking over at the New London Theatre from 16 March 2015.

War Horse is the National Theatre’s epic, Olivier Award-winning World War I family drama based on the celebrated novel by Michael Morpurgo and featuring actors working with life-sized puppets.

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, lighting by Paule Constable, and movement and horse choreography by Toby Sedgwick, with video design by Leo Warner and Mark Grimmer, songmaker John Tams, music by Adrian Sutton and sound by Christopher Shutt.

The new West End cast comprises James Backway, Phillip Bertioli, Ken Bradshaw, Adrian Christopher, Matthew Churcher, Clare Louise Connolly, Alasdair Craig, Harry De Moraville, Drew Dillon, James Duncan, Nick Figgis, Patrick Fleming, Keiran Flynn, Alan Francis, Colm Gormley, Dominic Hodson, Ian Houghton, Mark Jackson, Simon Jenkins, Jamie Lee-Morgan, Nyron Levy, Kate Marlais, Shaun McCourt, Tony McGeever, Jayne Mckenna, Chris Milford, Gary Mitchinson, Thomas Mittleheuser, Ben Murray, Markus Schabbing, Adam Henderson Scott, Alisdair Simpson, James Alexander Taylor, Emma Thornett, Lowri Walton, Scarlet Wilderink, Sam Willmott and Simon Wolfe.

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