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Outdoor Theatre: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Join us in the Hanbury Hall gardens on Saturday 7 September for an unforgettable evening of mystery and intrigue in this performance of The Hound of the Baskervilles by Illyria Theatre.

  • Booking essential

Who killed Sir Charles Baskerville? 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 cheeky but chilling adaptation. 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+.



Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult £16.00
Child £12.00

Event additional prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Essential companion or carer£0.00
1 adult 3 children£46.00
2 adults 2 children£50.00
2 adults 3 children£60.00

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895


Suitable for ages 8+

Meeting point

When you arrive at the venue, parking is available in the main visitor car park. The performance area is located on the events lawn, to the left hand side of the Hall.

What to bring and wear

Make sure you bring a blanket or chair to sit on, weather-appropriate gear, and a picnic if you wish.


The performance area is approx. 180 meters from the visitor car park, on the events lawn next to the Hall. A buggy will be available to transport you from the car park to the performance area. The performance area is wheelchair accessible, and there is an accessible toilet in the café.


For those wishing to purchase refreshments, the Stables Café will be open before the performance begins and during the interval. Toilets are located in the Stableyard, adjacent to the café facility.

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