by Catherine Collins.
The National Theatre’s smash hit production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre from January 25 to 29.
When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbour’s dog, 15-year-old Christopher embarks on a journey that upturns his world. He has an extraordinary brain. He is exceptional at maths, and while everyday life presents some barriers… he distrusts strangers and being touched and has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road.
Winner of the Olivier Award and Tony Award for Best Play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time brings Mark Haddon’s international best-selling novel to thrilling life on stage in a dazzling adaptation by two-time Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens and directed by Olivier and Tony Award winner Marianne Elliott (War Horse, Company).
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was published in 2003 and is the winner of more than 17 literary awards, including the prestigious Whitbread Book of the Year Award. The novel has been translated into 44 languages and has sold more than 5.5 million copies world-wide.