Curious Incident

‘Astonishing and Unmissable.’

Sunday Express

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

Evening Standard

‘Magical and Moving.’

Daily Mail

‘Life-affirming and Unmissable.’

Time Magazine

‘Believe the buzz. Spectacular and triumphant.’



Suitable for 11yrs+.

There is some strong language in this production, as there is in the novel. This occurs at the very beginning of the show and less frequently at other points during the performance.

This production contains some moments of sensory intensity, reflecting the content of the novel and autistic experience

This production contains the following effects: strobe lighting, smoke and haze effects, high-intensity video and lighting effects, loud intense sound effects including white noise, and some scenes that people may find distressing.

Please review our trigger warning documentation HERE.


A Relaxed Atmosphere Performance is perfect for anyone who would benefit from a more relaxed performance environment. These performances allow for noise and movement in the auditorium, re-entry when needed and a chill-out space for patrons who may need time away from the performance.

This performance is perfect for anyone who benefits from being able to make a noise, leave and return to their seat or access the toilets during the performance. This would include customers with dementia, anxiety, Tourette’s, bowel and bladder conditions, an autism spectrum condition, or a learning disability.

Relaxed Atmosphere performances have no adjustments made to the performance. They are not suitable for customers with sensory sensitivities.


A visual story for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is available to download here, in consultation with Access All Areas who have also supported the casting process and will continue to work with the National Theatre and the acting company across the tour.


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