- Running time180 minutes
Based on the international bestselling novel by Mark Haddon, adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens.
Mark Haddon’s celebrated, multi-award-winning novel is beautifully and imaginatively adapted into a stage play for the first time.
Christopher, 15 years old, stands beside Mrs Shears’ dead dog, Wellington. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight and Christopher is under suspicion. He records each fact in his book to solve the mystery. He has an extraordinary brain, exceptional at maths but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. He has never ventured alone beyond the end of his road, he detests being touched and he distrusts strangers. But his detective work, forbidden by his father, takes him on a frightening journey that upturns his world.
Mark Haddon’s novel was Whitbread Book of the Year in 2003, and has now sold over 2 million copies around the world. Marianne Elliott co-directed the globally successful stage production of War Horse for the National, for which she won a Tony Award in 2011. Simon Stephens, twice Best Foreign Playwright of the Year, is the author of many original plays and adaptations, including Harper Regan and On the Shore of the Wide World, both directed by Marianne Elliott at the National Theatre.
Running time: 2.5 hours (estimate) including host introduction and one 20-minute intermission
Cast includes: Matthew Barker, Niamh Cusack, Rhiannon Harper-Rafferty, Paul Ritter, Nick Sidi, Una Stubbs, Luke Treadaway, Nicola Walker, Howard Ward
Director: Marianne Elliott
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