The Company of Players (CoPs) - Hertford

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Season: 2021-2022
25th March – 2nd April 2022 at 7:45pm The Hound of the Baskervilles
By  Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Directed by Andy Lee
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most celebrated Sherlock Holmes story gets a gloriously funny makeover.

When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead on his estate, with a look of terror still etched on his face, and the paw prints of a gigantic hound beside his body, the great detective Sherlock Holmes is summoned from Baker Street, with Dr Watson in tow, to unravel the mysteries surrounding his death, and investigate the ancient curse of the Hound of the Baskervilles…

Packed full of the verbal and visual ingenuity that hit comedy team Peepolykus is known for, and offering abundant opportunities for silly comedy and slapstick, this version will suit any theatre company or drama group looking for a sublimely funny adaptation of a classic tale.

This stage version of The Hound of the Baskervilles, adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson, was first performed by Peepolykus at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, in 2007.

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Adapted from the original novel by H.G. Wells
7th – 15th June 2024