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The Curious Incident of the Dog in The Night-Time casting announced

The Curious Incident of the Dog in The Night-TimeThe National Theatre’s acclaimed production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will resume its run at the Gielgud Theatre on 24 June 2014.

Public booking is also now open for the Broadway premiere where performances will begin at the Barrymore Theatre on 15th September 2014, with opening night on 5th October 2014. A tour of the UK and Ireland will open at The Lowry in Salford later this year.

Christopher, fifteen years old, stands besides 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 a book he is writing to solve the mystery of who murdered Wellington. He has an extraordinary brain, and is 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 distrusts strangers. But his detective work, forbidden by his father, takes him on a frightening journey that upturns his world.

The Gielgud cast includes Graham Butler as Christopher. He is joined by Vivienne Acheampong (No. 40/Punk Girl), Daniel Casey (Roger Shears), Emily Joyce (Judy), Gay Soper (Mrs Alexander), Paul Stocker (Mr Thompson), Nicolas Tennant (Ed), Tony Turner (Reverend Peters), Victoria Willing (Mrs Shears), Sarah Woodward (Siobhan) and Sam Bond, Roxanne Palmer and Mark Rawlings. Final casting will be announced shortly.

The Curious Incident of The Dog in The Night-Time
Gielgud Theatre
Running Time: 2 hours 45 minutes
Age Restrictions: Recommended Age: 13+

Evenings: Monday to Saturday 7.30pm
Matinees: Thursday and Saturday 2.30pm


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