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Michael Morpurgo’s The Butterfly Lion to tour UK

Children’s Laureate and War Horse creator sees another work adapted for stage.

The Butterfly Lion

Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo, the writer of the West End sensation War Horse, is to see another of his works, The Butterfly Lion, turned into a touring theatrical Bill Kenwright production.

The Butterfly Lion is an inspiring tale of enduring friendship between Bertie and the White Lion, all the way from the African veldt to the French battlefields of WWI.

The production will star Gwen Taylor, who has recently toured the UK alongside Don Warrington with Driving Miss Daisy.

UK Tour Dates 2013

Friday 30 August – Saturday 14 September
Box Office: 01206 573 948
Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Monday 16 – Saturday 21 September
Box Office: 01242 572 573
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Monday 23 – Saturday 28 September
Box Office: 01492 872 000
Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Monday 30 September – Saturday 5 October
Box Office: 01223 503 333
Arts Theatre, Cambridge

Monday 7 – Saturday 12 October
Box Office: 01323 412 000
Devonshire Park, Eastbourne

Monday 14 – Saturday 19 October
Box Office: 01684 892 277
Festival Theatre, Malvern

Tuesday 22 – Saturday 26 October
Box Office: 0115 989 5555
Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Monday 28 October – Saturday 2 November
Box Office: 0844 871 7647
Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Monday 4 to Saturday 9 November
Box Office: 0844 871 7651
Richmond Theatre, Richmond

Monday 11 – Saturday 16 November
Box Office: 0844 871 7650
Theatre Royal, Brighton


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