Looking back at nearly five years of Curious Incident

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time

After nearly 1,500 performances, Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is nearing its end in London. Mark Ludmon looks back over its five-year run. Nearly five years – or 1,743 days – after Christopher Boone first set out to investigate The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the National Theatre, the show continues to earn standing ovations at its current home of the Gielgud. Audiences are wowed by Bunny Christie’s design, Finn Ross’s video effects, Steven Hoggett and Scott Graham’s movement direction, Simon Stephens’s writing, Mark Haddon’s story and, of course, the talent and physical prowess required to play the lead role of Christopher. After nearly 1,500 performances, the show will end its run in London on June 3. In that time, it will have been seen by over 1 million people in London, with Christopher played by 18 different actors including understudies. With many … Read more

FIRST LOOK: Nathan Lane and Andrew Garfield in Angels In America

Angels In America at the National Theatre

We are pleased to bring you these great rehearsal images by Helen Maybanks for the upcoming National Theatre production of Angels In America : A Gay Fantasia On National Themes being directed by Marianne Elliott. America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. The cast of the National Theatre’s 2017 revival of Tony Kushner’s landmark work Angels in America includes Stuart Angell, Mark Arnold, Arun Blair-Mangat, Susan Brown, Laura Caldow, Andrew Garfield, Denise Gough, Kate Harper, John Hastings, Claire Lambert, Nathan Lane, Amanda Lawrence, James McArdle, Becky Namgauds, Mateo Oxley, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Russell Tovey, Paksie Vernon, Stan West and Lewis Wilkins. The show is now sold out but there are three ways you can still get to see this landmark production. Visit the National Theatre show page to find … Read more

Curious Incident London Announces 3 June 2017 Closing

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In the Night-Time. photo: Brinkhoff-Mogenburg

The National Theatre has announced that after five years in London, their award-winning production of The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time playing at the Gielgud Theatre will close on Saturday 3 June 2017. The show will undertake a second UK tour starting in January 2017. Adapted from Mark Haddon’s best-selling book by Simon Stephens, the production is the recipient of seven Olivier Awards including Best Play, more than any other single play in West End history. By the time it closes The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time will have played over 1600 performances and been seen by over 1 million people in London and 2.5 million people worldwide. National Theatre Executive Director, Lisa Burger said: ‘Audiences in London and across the country have embraced Marianne Elliott’s groundbreaking production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Our first tour of Curious Incident … Read more

War Horse UK Tour

War Horse UK Tour

Following its record-breaking eight year run at the New London Theatre, the National Theatre have announced a tour of War Horse that will visit Canterbury, Bristol, Liverpool, Oxford, Brighton, Bradford and Nottingham. War Horse has been seen by over seven million people worldwide and has won 25 awards including the Tony Award for Best Play on Broadway. Directed by Marianne Elliott and Tom Morris, Nick Stafford’s adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s remarkable story of courage, loyalty and friendship, about a young boy called Albert and his horse Joey, set against the backdrop of the First World War. This tour of War Horse coincides with the Centenary commemorations of the end of the First World War. WAR HORSE UK TOUR   This tour has now concluded   WAR HORSE UK TOUR PAST DATES 15 September – 14 October 2017 Marlowe Theatre Canterbury 18 October – 11 November 2017 Bristol Hippodrome 15 November … Read more

Curious Incident – New Cast Announced

Curious Incident

A new cast has been announced for the award-winning play The Curious Incident Of the Dog In the Night Time which is being produced by the National Theatre at the Gielgud Theatre. 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 … Read more

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