Northampton actor lands big name part

A Northampton born actor is the youngest actor to take on a part in an award winning show which will be touring the UK.

Friday, 5th August 2016, 1:26 pm
Updated Friday, 5th August 2016, 3:30 pm

Thomas Dennis will be sharing the central role of Christopher Boone in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

The 19-year-old shares the part with Joseph Ayre in the National Theatre’s production of the book written by Simon Stephens, also born in Northampton.

Thomas left Northampton at age 4 to live in France with his family, then came back to the UK at the age of 11 to go to Sylvia Young Theatre School and lived with host families

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His work in theatre includes Yen at Gothenburg English Studio Theatre, Peter Pan at Regent’s Park, Chalk Farm at the Underbelly Edinburgh, The Bush, Brazil and NYC; Henry V for Mouth to Mouth; and Oliver! at Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

He has also appeared in TV shows The Hollow Crown and Parents and films Hysteria and Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.

Thomas can be seen in the show at the Gielgud Theatre in London.