Haverhill cinema to show live West End theatre

The live West End production of War Horse will be screened at Cineworld Haverhill
The live West End production of War Horse will be screened at Cineworld Haverhill

As of Thursday, February 27, visitors to Cineworld in Haverhill will be able to enjoy a live performance from London’s West End of War Horse as part of National Theatre Live.

Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, War Horse is the powerful story of a young boy called Albert and his beloved horse, Joey, who has been requisitioned to fight for the British in World War I.

Caught in enemy crossfire, Joey ends up serving on both sides during the war before landing in No Man’s Land, while Albert, not old enough to enlist, embarks on a treacherous mission to find his horse and bring him home.

A remarkable tale of courage, loyalty and friendship, War Horse features ground-breaking puppetry work by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, which brings breathing and galloping horses to life on stage.

As well as continuing to screen the biggest blockbusters, Cineworld Haverhill’s live screening of War Horse ensures that Haverhill theatre fans won’t miss out on any of the action from the West End.

John Scott, Cineworld Haverhill General Manager, said: “We’re delighted to be screening content from National Theatre Live at Cineworld Haverhill.

“Cineworld are dedicated to offering a full range of entertainment options and War Horse is part of our line-up of event screenings, which also includes other performances of ballet, opera and music.

“With advanced digital screens and superb surround sound, film goers are able to enjoy these beloved art forms

as if they were there themselves.

“With screenings of War Horse so highly anticipated, we’re expecting sell out performances so make sure to book your ticket quickly.

“To cater for expected popularity we will also be screening encore performances in March so no one misses out.”

Film and theatre fans can book tickets to War Horse by visiting www.cineworld.com and can receive an additional 10 per cent off tickets by signing up to mycineworld online.