as moved to the Gielgud Theatre.
Now with SEVEN Olivier Awards under its belt – including Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress and Best Director, The Curious Incident… has been adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens. Plus it’s just won FIVE Tony Awards on Broadway, so it’s definitely doing something right on both sides of the Atlantic.
Christopher Boone is a fifteen year old maths genius with behavioural problems – he has extraordinary brain but he is ill-equipped to interpret everyday life: he hates being touched and is distrustful of strangers. But at seven minutes past midnight he comes under suspicion of killing Wellington, the pet dog of neighbour, Mrs Spears. Driven beyond the comfort zone of the end of his street, Christopher sets out on a frightening journey to prove his innocence – meticulously recording each fact as he discovers it, in the book he is writing, to solve the crime.
Current cast : Graham Butler as Christopher with Sarah Woodward as Siobhan, Emily Joyce as Judy and Nicholas Tennant as Ed
Nearby hotels include the Thistle Trafalgar Square, the five star Le Meridien and Westbury hotels. The four star Radisson Blu Edwardian Leicester Square is also very close, but if you want a bargain budget break then look no further than the Covent Garden Travelodge!
Theatre : Gielgud, Shaftsbury Ave, London W1D 6AR
Nearest tube : Piccadilly Circus on the Piccadilly & Bakerloo lines
Performance times : Monday to Saturday – 19:30; Thursday & Saturday – 14:30
Opened : 24th June 2014
Booking to : 13th February 2016
Audience suitability : Ages 11+