Author Archives: Katy McMullen

The real Albert and his war horses

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A real-life War Horse story about a young solider called Albert and his wartime work with horses is to be unveiled for everyone to enjoy in the War Horse: Fact & Fiction exhibition.

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Band of Mercy medal: Animal welfare from boyhood to the battlefield

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A 100-year-old Band of Mercy medal engraved with horses, cows, cats and dogs is the latest item to go on public display in the War Horse: Fact & Fiction exhibition.

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Spielberg pays tribute to forgotten war horses

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Award-winning director Steven Spielberg and the cast of War Horse, including Emily Watson, Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hiddleston, have captured our hearts as they took time out from the glitz and glamour of the film’s London premiere to commemorate forgotten war horses.

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War Horse film items set for display

Lieutenant Waverley (Patrick Kennedy), Captain Nichols (Tom Hiddleston) and Major Stewart (Benedict Cumberbatch)

War Horse fans eagerly anticipating the film’s nationwide launch this weekend can get up close with some of its original costumes and props when they go on public display for the first time at the National Army Museum this week.

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See your own family’s story in ‘War Horse: Fact & Fiction’

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Today sees the launch of an exclusive partnership between the War Horse: Fact & Fiction exhibition and the family history website Ancestry.co.uk.

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Behind the scenes with the War Horse puppets

Now playing to packed theatres on both sides of the Atlantic, the National Theatre’s remarkable production of War Horse shows no signs of slowing down. In fact it’s going from strength to strength with new shows to be staged in Canada and Australia and with talks under way about a Japanese production.

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Win tickets to the UK Premiere of War Horse

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Don’t miss your chance to win two tickets to the UK Premiere of Steven Spielberg’s hotly-anticipated new film, ‘War Horse’, starring Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Peter Mullan, Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hiddleston.

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Stars on show for War Horse premiere

The stars were out last night at the world premiere of Steven Spielberg’s War Horse, a film adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s critically-acclaimed novel.

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War Horse Remembrance

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Budding artists of all ages and abilities have been picking up their colouring pencils and exercising their imaginations as part of the National Army Museum’s War Horse: Fact & Fiction exhibition.

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