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50% off Theatre and Hotel Packages

There has never been a better time to book a London Hotel and Theatre Break !!! For stays until 31st March 2014, we are offering up to a fantastic 50% off London theatre breaks. 112 more words

War Horses in Gas Masks 1918

Gas was a weapon that will be forever associated with the Great War. First used at Ypres in April 1915, it caused many casualties among the front line troops. 137 more words


War Horses: A British Lancer

The use of British Cavalry regiments in the Great War is something that the War Horse film recently highlighted. In 1914 the British Army still placed a heavy importance on the role of cavalry not only in an offensive role to attack an enemy, but also in a reconnaissance one. 213 more words


War Horses: A Chinese Labour Corps Team

The use of horses and horse transport by the Chinese Labour Corps is not something widely considered but this image shows two types of such transport in use in 1919. 142 more words


War Horse (2011) - 4/5

At times schmaltzy, at times genuine and heartfelt little multi-million dollar film that manages to succeed far more often than it fails, mostly thanks to some, as expected, fine direction, beautiful imagery, and a brilliant performance by the horse, or horses, used to portray the title character, assuming the creature wasn’t mostly CGI, that is. 337 more words

Film Review

Review - THE IRON LADY (12A) ***

I hope all of you lovely readers of my blog are having an excellend start to 2012. The cinema seems to be a busy place so far this year, with more big titles such as The Muppets and Star Wars Episode 1 3D Coming in February. 210 more words


The Real War Horse

The children’s author Michael Morpurgo published War Horse in 1982 long before the growth of interest in the Great War began. He has said many times that little did he realise it would morph from a child’s book to a play seen mainly by adults to now a Hollywood film. 419 more words