Sherlock Holmes to appear at Sutton Hoo

SUPERSLEUTH Sherlock Holmes is set to make an appearance at Sutton Hoo this weekend. The famous detective and sidekick Dr Watson will take centre stage in an open air performance of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's mystery The Hound of the Baskervilles.

SUPERSLEUTH Sherlock Holmes is set to make an appearance at Sutton Hoo this weekend.

The famous detective and sidekick Dr Watson will take centre stage in an open air performance of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's mystery The Hound of the Baskervilles.

Sherlock Holmes is brought in to investigate the Baskerville family curse, following the untimely death of Sir Charles Baskerville.

A spokeswoman for Sutton Hoo said: “Illyria Theatre Company has been delighting audiences around the country and internationally for the last seventeen years.


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“The Hound of the Baskervilles will be their fourth production at Sutton Hoo and follows the hugely successful production of Robin Hood last month.”

The Hound of the Baskervilles is at Sutton Hoo (nr Woodbridge) on Saturday 25 August at 7.30pm. Adults £12.50, Under 16s £9 (advance) or £14/£11 on the gate (subject to availability).

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Box Office: 01394 389737

The performance will take place in the open-air, and the audience is advised to bring low-backed chairs and/or rugs. Gates open 6pm. Light refreshments available or bring a picnic.

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