British Touring Shakespeare presents – The Hound of the Baskervilles Starts in 2 days

Saturday 01st July 2023 14:00 - 16:30

Following the death of Sir Charles Baskerville in mysterious circumstances, the family doctor James Mortimer comes to seek the help of world famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his trusty assistant Dr Watson in ensuring the safety of the last of the family line as he moves into his ancestral home on Dartmoor. Can Holmes and Watson get to the bottom of the legend of the fiendish hound that is said to haunt the Baskerville family before it is too late?


Since 1999, British Touring Shakespeare have delighted audiences around the world, winning critical acclaim with their fresh, energetic and accessible productions, and have become synonymous with the very best in open air theatre. They are delighted to return to the beautiful surroundings of The Lodge following last year’s acclaimed production of Bram Stoker’s Dracula with this innovative outdoor production of this classic mystery which will make for an unforgettable evening of open air theatre that promises to enthral audiences of all ages.


“The story unfolded at a good pace and very little was left out of the novel. Recommended 5/5” – The Lumber Room


“At long last, a company that does Shakespeare – and indeed theatre – the way it should be done. This is drama at its most human, that speaks to the gods.” – The Stage


“British Touring Shakespeare gives theatregoers a spectacle unrivalled in intensity and theatrical excitement” – Time Out Dubai


Held on the lawn at The Lodge nature reserve and gardens. Bring your blankets, picnics and chairs, bring a bottle of your favourite tipple and enjoy theatre in the open air. Ice-creams will be on sale.

Please note: Assistance dogs only at the performance please.

Ticket includes parking fee. Please park in the Yew Tree Car Park near the gardens.