The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

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

Gielgud Theatre

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Award-winning and audience-charming

Based on Mark Haddon’s 2003 bestselling novel, a winner of the Whitbread Book of the Year Award, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time opened at The National Theatre in 2012 to glowing reviews. It was also the winner of a record seven Olivier awards, the West End’s highest honour, in 2013, including Best New Play, Director and Sound and Set Design. With the show continuing to be a big West End draw, and a Broadway production in the offing, booking some cheap tickets to see The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time with us is a great way to experience one of Theatreland’s best shows.

Curiouser and curiouser
Following 15 year old Christopher as he attempts to solve the mystery of who killed his neighbour’s dog, Wellington, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time tells the story of a truly unique, but very recognisable, character, who is exceptionally gifted at maths, but finds everyday life difficult to understand. The show’s award-winning production design takes the world from Christopher’s point of view, offering an intimate perspective on how life looks to someone on the Autism Spectrum (although this is never explicitly mentioned in the play itself). If you’re considering picking up cheap tickets for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time for a family theatre trip, the show is suitable for audiences of ages 13 and over, and both matinee and evening tickets are available.

High-tech and heartfelt
Currently playing at the historic Gielgud Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue, right in the heart of the West End, the show’s current home allows the production’s high-tech design and highly acclaimed music to create an impressive spectacle, while the talented cast bring out the emotional depth of the story of Christopher and his family, and invest the show with a real sense of warmth and humour. For a moving, funny and brilliantly entertaining trip to the theatre, we highly recommend that you book tickets for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

You can't help but be charmed by the award-winning stage production of Mark Haddon's 2003 bestselling novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. With a total of seven 2013 Olivier Awards to its name, including best new play, the show has effortlessly managed to capture hearts across the world. You can get your tickets for a showing of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in London right here at It's the easiest way to experience what is regarded as one of Theatreland's must-see shows.

Adapted by Simon Stephens from the hit novel, the production tells the story of 15-year-old Christopher who goes on a frightening journey of discovery with the intention of finding out who killed his neighbour's dog, Wellington. The difficult and prickly teenager hates to be touched and is immediately wary of strangers. He struggles to interpret everyday life yet is hugely intelligent and excels at maths. And despite never before having strayed beyond the end of his road, Christopher decides to embark on an adventure that will turn his world upside down.

After its publication in 2003, Mark Haddon's book went on to claim more than seventeen literary awards across the world, including the prestigious 2004 Whitbread Book of the Year Award. Directed by Marianne Elliott, the stage production opened at The National Theatre on London's South Bank in 2012 to glowing reviews. It transferred to the West End in early 2013 and began a Broadway run at New York's Ethel Barrymore Theatre the following year. A talented touring cast has also taken the show to theatres around the UK.

"A beautiful, eloquent, dazzlingly inventive show about the wonders of life," said the Evening Standard.” "A phenomenal combination of storytelling and spectacle", proclaimed The Times. Why not come and experience the heartwarming and life-affirming joy of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time for yourself.

Suitable for audiences of ages 13 and over, a trip to see The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time can make the perfect family outing. Come and experience the world from Christopher's perspective – you can't fail to be moved by this emotional story, told with an abundance of wonderful humour and warmth.

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Gielgud Theatre

Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 6AR

Gielgud Theatre

Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 6AR

  • Underground: Piccadilly Circus (250m approx.), on the Piccadilly or Bakerloo lines
  • Buses: 14, 19, 22B, 38, 53, 88, 94 and 159
  • Nearest NCP car parks are Denman Street, Newport Place, Wardour Street and Lexington Street
  • This venue has disabled access - please contact the venue directly for specific details
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