A scene from the play War Horse that will be performed by the National Theatre of Great Britain at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in Wan Chai next month. Photo: Brinkhoff & Mogenburg

War Horse author on the inspiration, and the lie, behind famous book and its unlikely success

  • Michael Morpurgo’s moving testament to the thousands of horses that served and died during the first world war was based on a painting that never was
  • The stage adaptation, by the National Theatre of Great Britain, will show at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts next month
Topic |   Performing arts in Hong Kong

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A scene from the play War Horse that will be performed by the National Theatre of Great Britain at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in Wan Chai next month. Photo: Brinkhoff & Mogenburg
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