The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Simon Stephens
The highly-acclaimed National Theatre production of Simon Stephens’ adaptation of Mark
Haddon’s award-winning novel entitled The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is currently
enjoying sold out performances at the Apollo Theatre, London following its original production at the National Theatre in the summer of 2012. The world premiere took place at the Cottesloe Theatre, part of the National Theatre, on London’s South Bank, on 2 August 2012. It has been directed by Marianne Elliott and currently stars Luke Treadaway in the central role of 15-year-old Christopher Boone.
There are several specifications for which the play of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time could be used. They are listed here with the website addresses so teachers can download them and look at the content of the units and the modes of assessment. The specification usually contains a useful glossary and the students should be introduced to the terms and understand their meanings and how they are used.