The award-winning production of War Horse, based on the novel by Michael Morpugo, is now available to stream and enjoy from the comfort of your home.

This is the first time the 13-year-old production has been accessible “on demand”, but fans need to act quickly, as it is only available until 20 January.

War Horse can be streamed via the newly launched National Theatre at Home, and comes with optional audio description and, for the first time, British Sign Language.

Emma Keith, Director of Digital Media for the National Theatre, said it has been “fantastic” to see the platform reach so many subscribers across the world.

“We’re delighted to be adding to the platform […] the powerful, iconic masterpiece War Horse, based on Michael Morpugo’s classic novel,” she said.

The production has won more than 25 international awards, including the Tony Award for Best Play on Broadway, and has been seen by eight million people worldwide.

Directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris. Nick Stafford’s adaptation of Morpurgo’s novel follows the moving story of a young boy called Albert and his horse Joey, set against the backdrop of the First World War.

The production features ground-breaking puppetry work by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, sure to delight any equestrian.

National Theatre at Home is available at, with single titles available from £5.99 – £8.99, a monthly subscription for £9.98 or a yearly subscription for £99.98.