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Sherlock Holmes and the Warlock of Whitechapel

December 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - January 19, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

Julian Harries and Dick Mainwaring once again don the deerstalker, plus fours and travelling capes of Holmes and Watson and, along with Common Ground Theatre Company regulars Joe Leat and Emily Bennett, bring another classic Christmas comedy thriller.

“Who’d be interested in this old relic, Holmes?” murmured Watson, one morning at the breakfast table of 221B Baker Street.
“Nonsense, Watson. A splash of cologne and a trim of your moustache, and I’m sure someone would have you.” 
“Be serious, Holmes. Look here – in the Morning Post!”

Thus began the case that Dr Watson dared not share with the public, till now. A case that, were its full facts to be known, would shake the nation to its very core, and beyond.

Ancient artifacts are disappearing from museums and private collections all over Europe. A pre-Christian effigy one day, a shamanic totem the next, a pagan fetish at the weekend. Either someone’s on their own personal antiques road trip, or they’re trying to summon dark forces and gain mystical powers. But to what end… and why?

The ensuing adventure takes Holmes and Watson from the wharfs and alleys of East London, to the icy wastes of the north and the hidden temples of the east (changing at Peterborough), as they pursue The Warlock of Whitechapel !

THE TOUR TAKES THEM TO…

Harkstead Village Hall (IP9 1DG)
Thursday 12th December, 7.30pm
(phone 07807 341364 

Seckford Theatre, Woodbridge
Friday 13th December, 7.30pm & Saturday 14th Dec, 4.00pm & 7.30pm

John Peel Centre, Stowmarket
Sunday 15th & Monday 16th Dec, 7.30pm, Tuesday 17th December, 4pm & 7.30pm

(phone 07807 341364)

Headgate Theatre, Colchester
Thurs 19th & Fri 20th December, 7.30pm,  Sat 21st Dec – 4pm & 7.30pm

(phone 01206 366000) headgatetheatre.co.uk

St Mary’s Hall, Walton (nr Felixstowe)
Thursday 26th December – 7.30pm, Fri  27th, Sat 28th Dec – 4pm & 7.30pm 

(phone 07807 341364)

Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh
Weds 1st, Thurs 2nd January – 4pm & 7.30pm, Friday 3rd January – 4pm

(phone 01728 454884)

The Corn Hall, Diss
Saturday 4th January – 4pm & 7.30pm

(phone 01379 652241) cornhall.co.uk

New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich
Wednesday 8th to Saturday 18th January, 7.30pm + 4pm on Saturdays

(phone 01473 295900) wolseytheatre.co.uk

Zinc Arts, Chipping Ongar
Sunday 19th January – 4pm & 7.30pm

(phone 07887 556206) commongroundtc.co.uk
Proceeds to St Clare Hospice, supported by The Rotarians of Kelvedon Hatch & Villages

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Start:
December 12 @ 7:30 pm
End:
January 19, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.commongroundtc.co.uk/xmas-show-2019-20
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