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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Winner of 7 Olivier Awards and 5 Tony Awards® including 'Best New Play', the National Theatre's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME brings Mark Haddon's best-selling novel to thrilling life on stage, and will be available for international touring from October 2017.

about production

Winner of 7 Olivier Awards and 5 Tony Awards® including 'Best New Play', The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time brings Mark Haddon's best-selling novel to thrilling life on stage, adapted by two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens and directed by Olivier and Tony Award-winning director Marianne Elliott. This incredible production will be available for international touring from October 2017.

Christopher, fifteen years old, stands beside Mrs Shears' dead dog. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight and Christopher is under suspicion. He records each fact in the book he is writing to solve the mystery of who murdered Wellington. He has an extraordinary brain, exceptional at maths while ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road, he detests being touched and he distrusts strangers. But his detective work, forbidden by his father, takes him on a frightening journey that upturns his world.

Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was originally published in 2003. It was the winner of more than seventeen literary awards, including prizes in Japan, Holland and Italy as well as the Whitbread Book of the Year Award in the UK in 2004.

For more information about this ground breaking production, have a look at the website:
http://www.curiousonstage.com/

dates

Birmingham, Hippodrome
3 - 8 July 2017
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Liverpool Empire
25 - 29 July 2017
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Bradford, Alhambra
31 July - 5 August 2017
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Aberdeen, His Majesty's Theatre
8 - 12 August 2017

Glasgow, Kings
14 - 19 August 2017
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Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes Theatre
4 - 16 September 2017
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Amsterdam, Koninklijk Theater Carré

20 September - 1 October 2017

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Toronto, Princess of Wales Theatre

10 October - 19 November 2017

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reviews

Evening Standard
"A beautiful eloquent, dazzling inventive show about the wonders of life"
Sunday Express
"Astonishing and unmissable "
Daily Mail
"Magical and moving"