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.’


The Curious Incident Tour: A Recap

On the 18th December 2014, we embarked on a UK and Ireland tour of the National Theatre’s Olivier Award winning play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. In 11 months, we visited 32 venues, performed 333 times and were seen by over 400,000 people!

The tour ended in November 2015, so we’re taking a look back at some snapshots from the tour and discovering Christopher and Toby’s adventures across the country.

Curious Incident Tour Stats1. Our tour both started and ended at The Lowry in Salford, dotting its way around the country along the way.

Curious Incident Tour Map

2. Our Curious Incident lorry travelled hundreds of miles carrying the set, lighting and everything else needed to make every show possible.
Curious Incident Tour Bus

3. At every venue, the set was built into its new temporary home.

4. In Oxford in July, the cast were invited for tea at author Mark Haddon’s house.
Mark Haddon, Curious Incident

5. Also in July, we performed to our largest audience of the entire tour at the Liverpool Empire with 2187 people in the audience on the busiest night.

6. We only performed once on a Monday throughout the whole tour, at the Milton Keynes Theatre in November.

7. Here’s what some of our audience members thought of the show.

8. Lucas Hare blogged most of the tour, you can read all about his Curious Incident journey on his blog.


9. Many chalk dogs cropped up on pavements across the country.
Curious Incident Chalk dogs
10. Christopher and Toby went on many adventures in the tour cities
Christopher & Toby Collage Curious Incident

Miss the tour? You can still come and see The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Gielgud Theatre in London, find out how to book tickets here.

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