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Outdoor Theatre- The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sherlock Holmes tackles the most baffling case of his career in this cheeky but chilling adaptation. Performed in the great outdoors by Illyria, prepare for an evening of mystery and things that go ‘grrrr’ in the night!

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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. Mystery and intrigue reach new heights as the legendary detective duo navigates the treacherous moors and the enigmatic curse that haunts the Baskerville family. From the eerie moonlit landscapes of Dartmoor to cryptic clues, this gripping adaptation promises an irresistible blend of tension and wit. Performed in the great outdoors by Illyria, prepare for an unforgettable evening of mystery, intrigue and things that go ‘grrrr’ in the night! Running time (approx): 140-minutes (including a 20-minute interval). Suitable for ages 8+.

Bring your own blankets, cushions, and camping-chairs, come prepared for the weather - the performance will continue come rain come shine!

Performance will begin at 7pm Gates open at 6pm

Ticket Prices: Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) - £45 Family (1 adult & up to 3 children) - £38 Adult - £18 Child (5-17) - £9 Under 5 - Free

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult £18.00
Child £9.00
All Family (1 Adult & up to 3 children)£38.00

Event additional prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Under 5s£0.00
Family (2 Adults & up to 3 children)£45.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895

Suitability

This is a family friendly event.

Meeting point

This event will take place in the Outer Bailey of Corfe Castle. Ticket will be checked at the main castle gates. Gates open at 6pm, performance begins at 7pm.

What to bring and wear

Bring your own blankets, cushions, and camping-chairs and bring lots of layers as the summer evenings can become chilly.

Accessibility

This event takes place in the Outer Bailey with step free access. For any further accessibility information please email corfecastle@nationaltrust.org.uk or call 01929 481294

Other

Gates open 6pm, performance begins at 7pm. Performance will go ahead come rain or shine, it will only be cancelled if it is unsafe to go ahead.

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