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A Timely Tribute to the real ‘War Horses’

, April 2, 2014 — Sport

Helen Grant is the Minister for Sport and Tourism

You’ve probably come across ‘War Horse’ already. Published a little over 30 years ago as a children’s book by Michael Morpurgo, it was turned into a hugely successful piece for theatre – largely thanks to the jaw-dropping puppetry of the Handspring Puppet Company – and then picked up by Steven Spielberg who made it into…