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Festive Box of Delights – Leeds Town Hall

Choir: Leeds Festival Chorus Orchestra: Orchestra of Opera North Soloists: Lorna James (soprano), Victoria Sharp (mezzo-soprano), Stuart Laing (tenor) Reviewer: Ron Simpson The ever-busy Orchestra of Opera North has any number of festive concerts on its schedule – The Snowman, three Vienna-style New Year concerts and the always popular Dewsbury Christmas celebration – but this time the hosts were Leeds ...

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – The Lowry, Salford.

Writer: Simon Stephens Based on the novel by: Mark Haddon Director: Marianne Elliot Reviewer: Matt Forrest It seems fitting that The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time finishes its UK tour at The Lowry. Following the award for ‘Best Visiting Production’ at the Manchester Theatre Awards earlier this year. This spectacular production bows out in style, and fully ...

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The Curious Incident of The Dog In The Night-Time – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Mark Haddon Adaptor: Simon Stephens Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Maggie Constable Making a much-anticipated arrival at Milton Keynes this week, is The Curious Incident of The Dog in The Night-Time, penned by acclaimed author Mark Haddon and adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens. The play is a National Theatre production, winner of seven Olivier awards Christopher Boone, a ...

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The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time. Liverpool Empire Theatre.

Writer: Mark Haddon Adaptor: Simon Stephens Director: Marianne Elliott Reviewer: Vicki Goodwin The audience files into their seats. Something horrific has taken place. Laying motionless on the stage is a large dog, its side punctured with a massive garden fork. How did the dog get there? Who would commit such a violently unspeakable act? These questions are mirrored and amplified ...

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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 – Mayflower, Southampton

Director: Marianne Elliott Writer: Simon Stephens adapted from the novel by Mark Haddon Reviewer: Sharon MacDonald-Armitage The National Theatre’s production of Marianne Elliott’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has to be one of this year’s most spectacular touring productions. Well worthy of its 7 Olivier awards when it was staged at the National Theatre in London, ...

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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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