Curious Incident

‘A beautiful, dazzlingly inventive show about the wonders of life.’

Evening Standard

Marianne Elliott


Marianne Elliott is an Associate of the National Theatre, and used to be Artistic Director of Manchester Royal Exchange.

At the National: Rules for Living, War Horse (co-director), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Light Princess, Port, Season’s Greetings, Women Beware Women, All’s Well That Ends Well, Mrs Affleck, Harper Regan, Saint Joan, Thérèse Raquin, Pillars of the Community

At the RSC: Much Ado About Nothing

Other theatre includes: Stoning Mary, Notes on Falling Leaves, The Sugar Syndrome, Local, Port, Design for Living, Les Blancs, As You Like It, A Woman of No Importance, Nude with Violin, Fast Food, Martin Yesterday, Deep Blue Sea, Mad for It, Poor Superman, I Have Been Here Before, The Little Foxes, Terracotta


The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Olivier Awards for Best Director and Best New Play; Tony Awards for Best Director of a Play and Best Play; South Bank Sky Arts Award
War Horse – Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play
Saint Joan – Olivier Award for Best Revival; South Bank Show Award
Pillars of the Community – Evening Standard Best Director