CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME

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WINNER OF SEVEN 2013 OLIVIER AWARDS AND FIVE 2015 TONY AWARDS®, INCLUDING BEST PLAY, THIS THRILLING PRODUCTION HAS BEEN HAILED BY THE TIMES AS ‘A PHENOMENAL COMBINATION OF STORYTELLING AND SPECTACLE.’

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.

BASED ON THE BEST-SELLING NOVEL BY MARK HADDON

CREATIVE TEAM

ADAPTED BY: SIMON STEPHENS

DIRECTOR: MARIANNE ELLIOTT

DESIGNER: BUNNY CHRISTIE

LIGHTING DESIGNER: PAULE CONSTABLE

VIDEO DESIGNER: FINN ROSS

MOVEMENT DIRECTORS AND RECAST FIGHT CHOREOGRAPHY: SCOTT GRAHAM & STEVEN HOGGETT FOR FRANTIC ASSEMBLY

MUSIC: ADRIAN SUTTON

SOUND DESIGNER: IAN DICKINSON FOR AUTOGRAPH

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR: ELLE WHILE

CONSULTANT ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR: KATY RUDD

RESIDENT DIRECTOR: ANNA MARSLAND

COMPANY VOICE WORK: BARBARA HOUSEMAN

DIALECT COACH: JEANNETTE NELSON

CASTING: JILL GREEN CDG

ORIGINAL CASTING: TOBY WHALE CDG

ORIGINAL NT FIGHT DIRECTOR: KATE WATERS