The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime Drama

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime

  • Start date

    Tuesday 01 September 2015

  • End date

    Saturday 05 September 2015

  • venue

    His Majesty's Theatre

  • time

    Please note: This is the 2015 performance

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Click here for information on the 2017 performance at His Majesty's Theatre


National Theatre presents

Winner of five 2015 Tony Awards & seven 2013 Olivier Awards, this highly- acclaimed National Theatre production, arrives at His Majesty’s Theatre in September as part of its first ever nationwide tour.

Christopher, fifteen years old, has an extraordinary brain – exceptional at maths while ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion of killing Mrs Shears’ dog, it takes him on a journey that upturns his world…

Based on the award-winning novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Timeis a thrilling new stage play from the National Theatre.

★★★★★ Evening Standard    ★★★★★ Mail on Sunday    ★★★★★ Sunday Telegraph

★★★★★ Sunday Express    ★★★★★ Independent    ★★★★★ Daily Mail

‘A beautiful, eloquent, dazzlingly inventive show about the wonders of life.’ Evening Standard

‘A phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle.’ The Times

‘A beautiful, ingenious and deeply felt production.’ Daily Telegraph

‘Magical and Moving.’ Daily Mail

 “In nearly 25 years of being a theatre crictic, seldom, if ever, have I seen a production quite as powerful as this” ★★★★★ Evening Chronicle

Running time 2 hours 30 minutes (including interval)

The show has a guidance age of 11+. There is some strong language in this production, as there is in the novel. This occurs at the very beginning of the show and infrequently at other points during the show. We can provide a copy of the full script should you wish to have more information.

Please note that loud sound effects, high intensity lighting and video effects (including strobe lighting) feature heavily in the production.

Latest Reviews

Gwydyr Hunter

Sunday 06 September

A thoroughly enjoyable evening. Spectacular visuals and outstanding performances leave you wishing that you didn't have to go home. A brilliant time adaption of a really good book and a tremendous performance from the entire cast. Without doubt the best play I have seen all year.


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