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Mike Noble leads new West End cast of NT's Curious Incident

A new cast has been announced for the National Theatre's multi award-winning adaptation of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, which continues its run at the West End's Apollo Theatre.

The new cast, which goes into rehearsals today (Monday 22 July 2013), begins performances on 2 September 2013.

Mike Noble will play Christopher Boone, taking over from Olivier Award-winner Luke Treadaway.

Noble, who recently appeared in the National Theatre revival of Simon Stephens' Port, will be joined by Rakie Ayola as Christopher's teacher, Siobhan, Daniel Casey as Roger Shears, Jo Dockery as Punk Girl, Amanda Drew as Judy, Patrick Driver as Reverend Peters, Trevor Fox as Ed, Jack Loxton as the alternate Christopher, Golda Rosheuvel as Mrs Shears, Gay Soper as Mrs Alexander and Paul Stocker as Mr Thompson.

The new cast is completed by Katie Elizabeth Payne, Mark Rawlings, Matt Tait and Cathy Walker.

The production, which won Best New Play at this year's WhatsOnStage Awards, is directed by Marianne Elliott and designed by Bunny Christie, with lighting by Paule Constable, video design by Finn Ross, movement by Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett for Frantic Assembly, music by Adrian Sutton and sound by Ian Dickinson for Autograph. The associate director is Katy Rudd.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, which is adapted by Simon Stephens from Mark Haddon's bestselling novel, has now been seen by over 100,000 people in the West End. The show is currently booking to October 2014.