25th - 28th September 2019
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A hound it was, an enormous coal-black hound, but not such a hound as mortal eyes have ever seen...
Charles Baskerville is dead, and a terrifying beast is rumoured to stalk the moors around the remote Baskerville mansion.
When Sherlock Holmes sends Doctor Watson to investigate, Watson finds himself surrounded by dense fog and a community steeped in folklore, legend and rumour, where the line between reality and myth is no longer clear.
Following the sell-out success of H.G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds, Northern Stage presents Sherlock Holmes’ most infamous case, adapted from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s gothic classic.
Cast: Jake Wilson Craw, Rebecca Tebbett, James Gladdon & Siobhan Stanley
Written by Douglas Maxwell
Directed by Jake Smith
Set & Costume Design by Amy Watts
Lighting Design by Michael Morgan
Sound Design/Composer Jeremy Bradfield
Supported by The Esmee Fairbairn Foundation and Arts Council England.
Image: Velcrobelly Design
‘Laura Lindow’s adaptation of the sci-fi classic is a thrilling parable of complacency that allows a brilliant cast to shine.’ **** The Guardian (The War of the Worlds, 2018)
'An absolute blast! Terrific performances, an exciting script and a wonderfully eerie soundtrack characterise a production in which all the elements seem precision engineered.' ***** The Chronicle (The War of the Worlds, 2018)
'HG Wells’ classic sci-fi novel brought vividly to life with imaginative storytelling.' **** The Stage (The War of the Worlds, 2018)