NEWS: National Theatre’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to the West End in November 2018

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The National Theatre has announced that The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, adapted by Simon Stephens from the novel by Mark Haddon, and directed by Marianne Elliott (War Horse, Angels in America, Company) will return to the West End in November 2018 for a limited season,

Diary of a theatre addict: from the Tony’s to future Tony winners at ArtsEd

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I’ve been cramming the diary even fuller than usual, if that’s possible, over the last week, even allowing for the fact that I actually allowed myself a day off yesterday (imagine!), paying a social trip to have lunch with friends in Bath — and even resisting the temptation to see The Mother at the Ustinov studio, even though it had both a matinee and an evening performance I could have popped into see.

Diary of a theatre addict: from the Tony’s to future Tony winners at ArtsEd

In Awards, Broadway, Features, London theatre, Musicals, News, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Mark ShentonLeave a Comment

I’ve been cramming the diary even fuller than usual, if that’s possible, over the last week, even allowing for the fact that I actually allowed myself a day off yesterday (imagine!), paying a social trip to have lunch with friends in Bath — and even resisting the temptation to see The Mother at the Ustinov studio, even though it had both a matinee and an evening performance I could have popped into see.

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Review: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (Apollo Theatre)

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This is an extraordinarily intelligent production of a play about extraordinary intelligence. Mark Haddon’s funny and affecting Whitbread-winning 2003 novel topped the best-seller lists for a year and his first-person narrator, 15-year old maths savant Christopher Boone from Swindon, entered public consciousness as a sort of Harry Potter with Asperger’s Syndrome. Christopher finds his neighbour’s […]

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