Win tickets to National Theatre Live
Mark Haddon's celebrated, multi-award-winning novel, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, has been beautifully and imaginatively adapted into a stage play for the first time by Simon Stephens.
Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain - exceptional at maths while ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion of killing Mrs Shears' dog Wellington, he records each fact about the event in the book he is writing to solve the mystery of the murder. But his detective work, forbidden by his father, takes him on a frightening journey that upturns his world.
**** Guardian, Time Out, Evening Standard, Daily Telegraph, Independent, Independent on Sunday
Luke Treadaway is astonishing as Christopher - Time Out
Funny and extremely moving - Daily Telegraph
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is a marvel - Observer
Performances at the National Theatre are already sold out, but courtesy of Random House Children's Publishers and National Theatre Live, you can win a pair of tickets to see the production broadcast live to a cinema near you on 6th September, plus a copy of the book signed by Mark Haddon. Four runners-up will also win a signed copy. Just answer the question below for your chance to win.
CLOSING DATE MIDNIGHT, WEDNESDAY 29TH AUGUST 2012
For further details and to find a venue near you, visit the National Theatre Live website
Which major literary award did Mark Haddon win in 2003 for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time?
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