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The Hound returns to the Watermill!

May 21, 2021 - June 19, 2021


A Sherlock Holmes mystery in the Watermill Theatre Gardens
a new version devised by the Company
from 21st May to 19th June

A mysterious murder, an ancient curse and a legendary detective…

Back by popular demand following last year’s sell-out summer run, join us on the wild moors of Dartmoor and prepare for cryptic chaos! Three actors play all the characters in this madcap version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most celebrated Sherlock Holmes story.

When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead with a look of horror still on his face and beside him the paw prints of a gigantic beast, Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are summoned from Baker Street to investigate the crime and discover the truth about the Hound of the Baskervilles.

All performances take place outside in The Watermill garden, and will go ahead whatever the weather. Seats in the garden are uncovered, so we recommend you bring appropriate clothing. You may also wish to bring a cushion and blankets. . All seating is socially distanced, with aisles and space between reserved seating areas.

Book an individual seat, or select a table for two, four or six people. Best availability is for tables of 4. All seats at a table must be purchased in a single transaction.

All seating areas on the lawn are wheelchair accessible, although tables near the path (beside the exit) may be more convenient. Please refer to the online seating plan or call the Box Office for guidance.

Aged 18–30 years? Limited number of £15 ‘Solo’ seats available for every performance (usually £25). To book, please call the Box Office on 01635 46044.

Running time: approximately 1 hour 30 minutes plus interval

The Watermill Theatre, Bagnor, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 8AE
Box Office: 01635 46044
or book online at


May 21, 2021
June 19, 2021
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Watermill Theatre
Newbury, RG20 8AE United Kingdom
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