International stage hit War Horse has officially opened its UK tour in Birmingham - and boasts some home-grown talent.
Actor David Fleeshman, who plays Arthur, grew up in Kings Heath - but it is the first time he has played a theatre in his home city for 40 years.
David trained at the Birmingham Theatre School and Birmingham REP, and is known for recurring parts in Emmerdale and Coronation Street.
He also had a supporting role in recent Channel 4 drama The Mill.
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