Rehearsals for the National Theatre’s 25 city tour of the Olivier and Tony Award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, which arrives here at The Lowry early next year. We’re super excited to have them here with us in January – take a sneak peek look at the photos from their first day of rehearsals, which took place yesterday.
Playing the central role of Christopher Boone is Glasgow born Scott Reid (currently appearing in BBC1’s comedy Still Game), with Dublin born and Glasgow based Lucianne McEvoy as his teacher Siobhan, Emma Beattie as Judy, Wilmslow and Manchester educated David Michaels as his father Ed, Debra Michaels as Mrs Alexander and Bristol trained Eliza Collings as Mrs Shears.
The company is completed by Oliver Boot (Roger Shears), Newcastle-upon-Tyne born and Bristol trained Crystal Condie (No.37/Punk Girl/Information), Pontypridd born Emma-Jane Goodwin (ensemble), Joel Harper-Jackson (Mr Thompson), Leeds born and Stockport based Bruce McGregor (Reverend Peters), Birmingham born Sam Newton (alternate Christopher), James Parkes (ensemble), Aberdare born and Pontypridd.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time received seven Olivier Awards in 2013, including Best New Play, Best Director, Best Design, Best Lighting Design and Best Sound Design and five Tony Awards on Broadway including Best Play.
Whilst on this extensive tour, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will simultaneously continue its run at the Gielgud Theatre in London’s West End and is on its first tour of the United States.
Tickets for Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time from here.