National Theatre brings West End play to schools

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National Theatre brings West End play to schools

The former teacher, turned playwright Simon Stephens returned to the classroom today in East London - where his award winning play - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time began a UK tour of 60 secondary schools. The show follows a 15 year old boy with autism, who sets out to solve the mystery of how his neighbour's dog died, with the tour aimed at making theatre more accessible to young audiences from disadvantaged backgrounds.

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