The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Theatre breaks

About the show

Christopher Boone is a 15 year old with Asperger’s Syndrome and astonishing maths capabilities who discovers Mrs Shears’ pet poodle Wellington stabbed with a pitchfork seven minutes after midnight.

Christopher has never left the end of his street and lives with his father Ed, who says his mother died two years ago – but did she? And upon resolving to solve the mystery surrounding the curious incident of the dog in the night-time by writing down each clue he uncovers, can he overcome the limitations of his condition to succeed, and in doing so venture out into the world in search of other truths?

What to expect from The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was a charming 2003 mystery novel written by Mark Haddon. This beautiful tale has been lovingly adapted for the stage, gaining the same stellar reviews as the book. Intriguing, heart-warming and funny, The Curious Incident is one of those rare shows that’ll make you feel glad to be alive.

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Reviews of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

“Marianne Elliott’s beautiful, ingenious and deeply-felt production has now transferred triumphantly to the West End.” Daily Telegraph
“I do not see how Luke Treadaway's phenomenal performance could be bettered.” The Independent
“Luke Treadaway is astonishing as Christopher” TimeOut
“The whole thing is done with enormous flair” The Guardian

Interesting facts about The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

In April 2013, A Curious Incident won an incredible SEVEN Laurence Olivier Awards, tying with Matilda and establishing a new record for a play.


Recommended age: 13+.

Tips for booking a cheap The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Break

Outside of school holidays, discounts are available on Monday-Thursday performances making them ideal for cheap theatre breaks. On Fridays and Saturdays, the Grand Circle is the best place for cheap tickets as it offers plenty of unrestricted budget seats. Aim to be central, and book early to get the best seats.


Monday - Saturday evenings @ 7.30pm
Thursday & Saturday matinees @ 2.30pm

Running time - 2 Hours 30 mins

Booking until - 10/01/2021

Important information

This play contains some strong language.

Piccadilly Theatre

Denman Street
Piccadilly CircusLondon

Nearest tube - Piccadilly Circus

Seating information - The theatre is split into 3 tiers: the Stalls are at the ground level, with the Royal Circle on the 1st floor and the Grand Circle at the top.

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