The National Theatre has announced a new cast for its production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
The hit play, which is re-opening in the West End at the Gielgud Theatre from 24 June 2014, will star Graham Butler as Christopher, joined by Vivienne Acheampong (No. 40/Punk Girl), Daniel Casey (Roger Shears), Emily Joyce (Judy), Gay Soper (Mrs Alexander), Paul Stocker (Mr Thompson), Nicolas Tennant (Ed), Tony Turner (Reverend Peters), Victoria Willing (Mrs Shears), Sarah Woodward (Siobhan) and Sam Bond, Roxanne Palmer and Mark Rawlings.
Graham Butler, who takes over from Luke Treadaway in the lead role of Christopher, has appeared in Shakespeare’s Henry VI trilogy and Henry V at Shakespeare’s Globe, The White Guard at the National Theatre and Journey’s End at the Duke of York’s Theatre.
The show is also now booking on Broadway, with performances starting at the Barrymore Theatre on 15 September 2014.
The UK tour kicks off at The Lowry in Salford later in 2014.
The show is based on Mark Haddon’s award-winning novel, adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott.