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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time– Theatre Royal, Norwich

Writer: Mark Haddon Adaptor: Simon Stephens Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Lu Greer   As you take your seat, you’re greeted with the sight of Wellington – the neighbour’s dog who is currently lying dead with a garden fork protruding from his side. It is this act of violence which leads 15 year old Christopher Boone on an investigation which will ...

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – The Grand, Leeds

Writer: Mark Haddon Adaptor: Simon Stephens Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Holly Spanner As the audiencefilesinto the auditorium, it becomes clear a gruesome crime has already taken place. Lying centre stage is a dog, with a garden fork sticking out of its side. Written by Mark Haddon, the original novel was winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year, the Commonwealth ...

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Simon Stephens Based on the novel by: Mark Haddon Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys There's little more one can say about a story once deemed unstageable by its author, which when adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens subsequently went on to win seven Olivier and five Tony Awards: this production of Mark Haddon's best-selling, award-winning, much-loved The ...

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Bristol Hippodrome

Writer: Simon Stephens Based on the novel by: Mark Haddon Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Beth Steer Chronicling the investigative attempts of Christopher, a teenager with Asperger's Syndrome, to solve the murder of a dog stabbed to death with a garden fork in the middle of the night, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a tale of ...

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – New Theatre, Oxford

Writer: Simon Stephens, based on the book by Mark Haddon Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Bethaney Rimmer It’s not every day you walk into the theatre and see a dog centre stage, fatally wounded with a pitchfork, but so begins this extraordinary story of 15 year old Christopher Boone (Joshua Jenkins) who has, as he likes to describe it, ‘behavioural difficulties’, ...

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Curve, Leicester

Writer: Simon Stephens from the book by Mark Haddon Director Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Farhana Shaikh The National Theatre’s award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a super hit at Curve Leicester on opening night. The set design is nothing but short of genius. Curve’s main stage is stripped right back to reveal a huge ...

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