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.’


Adrian Sutton


Adrian Sutton’s scores cross orchestral, chamber and electronic genres, and have featured in a number of successful theatre productions, including Tony-nominated National Theatre production The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (National Theatre, in the West End, on Broadway and on UK tour). In 2013 he received a joint Olivier Award for Curious Incident’s Sound Design, and also produced and released Curious Incidentals, the soundtrack album from the play. Further successes include Coram Boy and War Horse at the National Theatre for which he also received Olivier nominations; Coram Boy opened on Broadway in 2007. War Horse transferred to the West End in 2009 and opened on Broadway and in Toronto in 2011. He produced and released the War Horse soundtrack album in 2008, and his War Horse Suite, a 25-minute symphonic orchestral work derived from the score for the show, was premiered by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) in June 2010 and, along with a new commission Some See Us from the BBC Proms, featured as the centrepiece of a ‘War Horse Prom’ in the 2014 Proms season at the Royal Albert Hall. His score for War Horse: The Story in Concert had its premiere in October 2016 at the Royal Albert Hall, featuring Michael Morpurgo and Joanna Lumley reading the book on stage, accompanied by the RPO and singers. His children’s concert opera The Griffin and the Grail was premiered by the RPO, choirs, soloist and narrator Olivia Colman at Cadogan Hall in December 2013. Other work for theatre includes Angels in America, Husbands & Sons, Rules for Living, Nation and The Revenger’s Tragedy at the National. His work for TV and film includes Chris Morris’ Jam, Blue Jam and the BAFTA-winning short film My Wrongs. Concert works include a recently completed orchestral commission, A Fist Full of Fives, recently performed on Radio 3 by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and various other orchestral and chamber pieces.

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