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Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four

Blackeyed Theatre In association with New Theatre Royal Portsmouth and South Hill Park Arts Centre presents

Sherlock Holmes - The Sign of Four
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Adapted for the Stage by Nick Lane

Directed by Nick Lane
Music by Tristan Parkes
Set design by Victoria Spearing
Costume design by Naomi Gibbs
Lighting design by Claire Childs
Movement direction by Emma Webb

"When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth”

Crammed full of adventure, romance, comedy and of course one or two rather brilliant deductions, The Sign of Four is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s epic second Sherlock Holmes tale, a breathtaking yarn brought to life in this spectacular new stage adaptation.

When Mary Morstan arrives at 221B, Baker Street to request help with the mystery of her missing father, Holmes takes the case and together with his companion Dr Watson enters a murky world of deception and trickery, unravelling a complex plot involving murder, corruption and stolen jewels.

Don’t miss Blackeyed Theatre’s stunning world premiere of Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four. Original live music, stylish theatricality and magical story-telling combine for an unforgettable theatrical experience. The game’s afoot!

One of the most innovative, audacious companies working in contemporary English Theatre”  - The Stage

Recommended for age 11+
Running time: Approx 2 hours (including interval)
Schools Discounts available. To make a Group Booking, please contact Box Office on 01403 750220.

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  • Exciting and incredibly entertaining!
    The Sussex Newspaper

  • A glorious triumph
    Mature Times

  • Will have you thrilled from beginning to end
    Visable Inc

  • A must-see
    Curious Reviews