The new cast will begin performances on 22nd June 2015 and comprises Sion Daniel Young as Christopher, Rebecca Lacey as Siobhan with Nicholas Tennant continuing as Ed, Mary Stockley as Judy, Jacqueline Clarke as Mrs Alexander, Indra Ove as Mrs Shears, Stephen Beckett as Roger Shears, Matthew Trevannion as Mr Thompson, Pearl Mackie as No. 40/Punk Girl, Sean Mckenzie as Reverend Peters and Kaffe Keating will play alternate Christopher. They are joined by Mark Rawlings and Penelope McGhie who continue with the company and Naomi Said and Simon Victor.
The production has now been seen by over one million people in the UK and in New York and is the recipient of seven Olivier Awards including best New Play. The play’s UK success is being repeated on Broadway where the play received 20 US theatre award nominations including 6 nominations at the 2015 Tony Awards, including Best Play. Most recently, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was the winner of 5 Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Outstanding New Broadway Play.
The play is directed by Marianne Elliott who also directed War Horse for the National Theatre.