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Winner of seven 2013 Olivier Awards, this highly- acclaimed National Theatre production embarks on its first ever nationwide tour.
Christopher, fifteen years old, has an extraordinary brain – exceptional at maths while ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion of killing Mrs Shears’ dog, it takes him on a journey that upturns his world…
Based on the award-winning novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a thrilling new stage play from the National Theatre.
Tthe central role of Christopher will be played by Joshua Jenkins. He is joined by Geraldine Alexander as Siobhan, Chris Ashby (alternate Christopher), Emmanuelle Cole (Punk Girl), Edward Grace (Mr Thompson), Gina Isaac (Judy) and Stuart Laing (Ed). Further casting is yet to be announced.
Joshua Jenkins makes his National Theatre debut as Christopher. His previous credits include: Dunsinane for the Royal Shakespeare Company and National Theatre of Scotland. Geraldine Alexander’s TV work includes: Father Brown, Shetland, and the original series of Taggart. This year she played Eleanor of Aquitaine in Holy Warriors at the Globe Theatre. Chris Ashby recently appeared in New Tricks; Emmanuella Cole appeared in Danton’s Death for the National Theatre and the title role in Amanda at the Young Vic. Edward Crace’s credits include: Enduring Song (Southwark Playhouse) and Dirty Money on film. Gina Isaac recently played Brenda in Saturday Night and Sunday Morning at the Mercury Theatre, Colchester and Sarah in Ricky Gervais’ Derek. Stuart Laing’s credits include How TV Ruined my Life and Spooks.