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War Horse - Oxford Playscripts

Nick Stafford from Michael Morpurgo Price: $15.95

Winner Tony Award 2011 - Best Play

At the outbreak of the First World War, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France

Caught up in enemy fire, fate takes Joey on an extraordinary odyssey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man's land

But Albert cannot forget Joey and, still not old enough to enlist, he embarks on a treacherous mission to find and bring him home

Nick Stafford's stage adaptation of the celebrated novel by the Children's Laureate (2003-5) Michael Morpurgo leads us on a gripping journey through history


The Oxford Playscripts series offers exciting and skilful adaptations of modern and classic novels, and a range of original plays and includes ...

* New, innovative activities specifically tailored for Key Stage 3 - 11-14 year old students

* Motivating activities focusing on performance, close text analysis, language and structure, together with varied creative tasks

* Insights into the plays themselves by their popular authors and adapters

* Advice on staging

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