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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Pakistani waiter Rozi Khan (left) has found fame for his striking resemblance to Game of Thrones character Tyrion Lannister, played by Peter Dinklage (right). Photo: AFP

Game of Thrones’ Tyrion Lannister lookalike Pakistan waiter on becoming ‘very famous everywhere’

  • Rozi Khan works at a small Kashmiri restaurant in Rawalpindi, but has become famous for his likeness to the character played by Peter Dinklage
  • He bears a striking resemblance to the HBO series’ dwarf anti-hero and is the same height, 1.35 metres
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Pakistani waiter Rozi Khan (left) has found fame for his striking resemblance to Game of Thrones character Tyrion Lannister, played by Peter Dinklage (right). Photo: AFP
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