A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Michael Morpurgo's thrilling First World War tale of a boy's extraordinary bond with his horse. Starring Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn and Bob Hoskins. Featuring folk songs by John Tams, Coope Boyes and Simpson, John McCusker, Andy Cutting and Andy Seward. Dramatised by John Tams and Sally Ward. Directed by John Tams and produced by John Leonard.
Michael Morpurgo has written over 120 books, many of them award-winning. His most well-known work, War Horse, was adapted into a multi-Oscar nominated film by Steven Spielberg, and a widely-acclaimed play at the National Theatre. In 2003 Michael became the third Children's Laureate, a position he helped create with the poet Ted Hughes. With his wife, Clare, he set up the charity Farms for City Children, and for their pioneering work they were both awarded the MBE in 1999.
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Brenda Blethyn,Timothy Spall,Bob Hoskins,Full Cast