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Outdoor theatre: Illyria theatre - The Hound of the Baskervilles

Join Illyria theatre for their retelling of the famous Sherlock Homes adventure: The Hound of the Baskervilles.

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An evening of mystery, intrigue and things that go woof in the night.

Who killed Sir Charles Baskerville? Can anyone prevent the same fate befalling the young Sir Henry Baskerville? Is a monstrous hound really roaming Dartmoor? Why is someone systematically stealing Sir Henry’s shoes? And how does a ghostly hound manage to leave vast paw-prints and other unwelcome evidence of its existence?

The original and greatest literary detective of them all, Sherlock Holmes, and his assistant Doctor Watson, tackle the most baffling case of their careers in this faithful, cheeky but chilling adaptation.

Running time (approximately): 2hrs 20mins (including a 20 minute interval). Suitable for ages 8+. Free for children under 3.

Assistance dogs only.



Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult £18.50
Child £12.50

Event additional prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Family: 2 adults & 2 children£55.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895


Children are welcome. Recommended age 8+

Meeting point

The gate to the garden will open an hour before the performance.

What to bring and wear

Wear appropriate clothing for the weather. You can bring low back chairs, blankets and a picnic.


The buggy can assist visitors who need help walking from the car park to the front of the house.


The car park is located approximately 400 yards from the garden. Please bear this in mind when bringing heavy picnic boxes and chairs. Assistance dogs only. Hot and cold drinks and snacks available from Killerton Kitchen Cafe in the garden before the performance and during the interval. Picnics are encouraged, sorry no BBQs.

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