The curious incident of the dog in the night time

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Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time was a multi award winning novel when it was first published in 2003.

Now it has been skilfully adapted for the stage by the National Theatre and you can see it the cinema.

The Glasgow Film Theatre is broadcasting the London stage performance on September 23 at 7.30pm, with a running time of two and a half hours.

When autistic teenager Christopher Boone finds his neighbours dog murdered, he begins some detective work in the hope of gaining some answers. Throughout his journey, he not only searches for the killer, but also does battle against the behavioural problems that he has suffered with his whole life.

Celebrated playwright Simon Stephens – whom Variety called “one of the most important and exciting British playwrights working today” - is responsible for inventively taking the novel to the stage alongside director and previous collaborator Marianne Elliott. Luke Treadaway, hot off the heels of a growing film career, takes on the lead role as Christopher – the mathematical genius who struggles in mundane tasks such as leaving the house alone – in a performance currently earning rave reviews in the press.

This imaginative adaptation should not be missed by fans of the novel, and with only one showing available, it’d be better to get tickets sooner rather than later.

National Theatre’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time is at the GFT on Sunday at 7.30pm. Tickets are available from the GFT box office on 332 6535 or the GFT website for £12 (Cinecard Holders £10).