Catch War Horse live stage show at cinema

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COULDN’T score a ticket for the sold-out run of War Horse at the Festival Theatre? On Thursday, March 27 you can make up for it by enjoying a live performance of the critically acclaimed National Theatre production on the big screen at Vue Edinburgh Omni Centre.

The powerfully moving and imaginative drama, filled with stirring music, will be screened live at 7pm from London’s West End.

War Horse Joey at the EN. Picture: Ian Rutherford

War Horse Joey at the EN. Picture: Ian Rutherford

The play’s West End production, directed by Marianne Elliott, is based on Michael Morpurgo’s book of the same name and tells the powerful and uplifting story of young Albert, his beloved horse Joey, and the obstacles they overcome against the backdrop of the First World War.

Vue Edinburgh Omni General Manager, Bob Smith says, “We are thrilled to be screening this world class production at Vue Edinburgh Omni. Whether cinema goers already love Michael Morpurgo’s story, or have never encountered it before, our state-of-the-art audio-visual technology, fully-digital screens and comfortable stadium-style seating, will provide an unrivalled viewing experience of this inspiring story.”

Tickets cost from £12.50 and can be purchased from

Watch our video to find out what happened when Joey from War Horse visited the Evening News office.