The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time takes place in the year 1998 in and around the town of Swindon, England.
The fifteen-year-old narrator of the story, Christopher John Francis Boone, discovers the slain body of his neighbour’s poodle, Wellington, on the neighbour’s front lawn one evening and sets out to uncover the murderer. His investigation is at times aided, and at other times hampered, by the mild form of autism he lives with. After Christopher hits a policeman in a misunderstanding at the scene of the crime, the police take Christopher into custody.
They release Christopher with only a stern warning, under the condition that he promises to them and to his father not to look into the murder any further.
Christopher chronicles his investigation in a book as part of a school assignment. Ignoring repeated warnings from his father, Christopher investigates the crime scene and conducts interviews with the residents of his block. He uncovers a more tangled plot than was first apparent.
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Time: Wed to Sat 8pm | Sat 4pm | Sun 3pm
Cost: R100 – R240
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