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The Hound Of The Baskervilles [Version 2] by Matthew Harper
RolesMinimum Male roles = 8. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 11. Minimum total without doubling = 15. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 115 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA full length Victorian thriller, with various settings and many short scenes.
SynopsisA fast paced dramatisation of the Conan-Doyle favourite, moving quickly and effortlessly from Holmes' cerebral consideration of the case, to the perils awaiting him and Dr Watson, not to mention Sir Henry Baskerville on Dartmoor.
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Penny Black by Rob Wellington
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 4. Minimum total with doubling = 8. Minimum total without doubling = 9. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 85 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleAn action packed farce that takes us to 221B Baker St in 1898 and to a secret house just roundthe corner.
SynopsisThe story of how Holmes Hardy, the postman, became Sherlock Holmes, the world famous detective. It tells of how he managed to get the money to support his opium and violin habit without having to work, of how Dr Watson Hardy, Holmes's hapless brother, sex therapist and practitioner in the treatment of sexual deviancy, became his partner and how Maurice (Morrie) Hardy, the older, evil brother became Holmes’s arch enemy. The desperate search for a secret formula written on the back of a Penny Black stamp involves not only the Hardy boys but their dotty parents and the sinister Russian Misha Ivanovich, who all have secret pasts which unfold before us with increasing riotous action.
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Sherlock Holmes and The Beast of Bingley Moor by Geoff Parker
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 2. Minimum total with doubling = 10. Minimum total without doubling = 12. No chorus. Characters include Woofer, the dog and The Speckled Band (a musical group whose role is to play three ominous chords). For the rest, the producer's copy of the script contains some guidance as to who might play which.
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFamily show (an alternative to British Pantomime) in two acts, treating Conan Doyle's famous creation to merciless parody. Multiple locations, but minimal sets intended.
SynopsisThe (self-proclaimed) World's Greatest Detective sets off with Watson in tow to discover who has been thieving from the larder of Doome-Layden Hall, but the pair find more than they’d bargained for when the run into the Beast of Bingley Moor.
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Sherlock Holmes and The Case of the Vanishing Author by Peter John Cooper
RolesMinimum Male roles = 2. Minimum Female roles = 1. Minimum total with doubling = 3. Minimum total without doubling = 3. No chorus. Six characters but only three actors required
Run TimeAround 90 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleA mystery drama with a single set, doubling as Holmes' apartment and Doyle's consulting room.
SynopsisConan Doyle is gradually taken over by his creation Sherlock Holmes, but then the attempt to kill off his creation, results in Holmes using all of his skills to escape death.
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Sherlock Holmes and The Mystery of Mallen Hall by Richard James
RolesMinimum Male roles = 4. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 7. Minimum total without doubling = 7. No chorus.
Run TimeAround 110 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleBrilliant full-length mystery in a single Baker Street set.
SynopsisThe redoubtable Holmes is presented with a murder mystery that took place three weeks previously, hundreds of miles away. With his usual brilliance, he solves the case from the comfort of his rooms in Baker Street.
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Sherlock Holmes and The Pirates of the Horn by Vithal Rajan
RolesMinimum Male roles = 11. Minimum Female roles = 3. Minimum total with doubling = 14. Minimum total without doubling = 24. Chorus.
Run TimeAround 120 minutes. [Estimated!]
MusicNone.
StyleFull-length play set in and around Victorian London.
SynopsisIt's 1888, and Sherlock Holmes is set the task of unravelling the identity of pirates operating off the Horn of Africa (the coast of Somalia!) where they are threatening British Interests in the shipping using the Suez Canal.
A satisfying Sherlockian mystery with modern resonances.
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