Character: Albert Narracott
Directed by Marianne Elliott, Tom Morris
Written by Nick Stafford (play), Michael Morpurgo (novel)
Runtime¹ September 10, 2008 – March 31, 2009 at The National Theatre – Olivier Theatre, London
Runtime² April 03, 2009 – September 26, 2009 at at New London Theatre, London
Synopsis: At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert’s beloved horse, is sold to the cavalry and shipped to France. He’s soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him 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 him and bring him home.
Other cast: Bronagh Gallagher, Patrick O’Kane