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The Hound of the Baskervilles Open Air Theatre at Corfe Castle this August

Outdoor Theatre at Corfe

Outdoor Theatre at Corfe: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sherlock Holmes tackles the most baffling case of his career in this cheeky but chilling adaptation, performed by Illyria in the Outer Bailey of Corfe Castle.

The Hound of the Baskervilles Who killed Sir Charles Baskerville? Can anyone prevent the same fate befalling the young Sir Henry Baskerville? Is a monstrous hound really roaming Dartmoor? Why is someone systematically stealing Sir Henry’s shoes? And how does a ghostly hound manage to leave vast paw-prints and other unwelcome evidence of its existence? The original and greatest literary detective of them all, Sherlock Holmes, and his assistant Doctor Watson, tackle the most baffling case of their careers in this faithful, cheeky but chilling adaptation.

Running time (approx): 140-minutes (including a 20-minute interval). Suitable for ages 8+.

Performance will begin at 7pm Gates open at 6pm

Ticket Prices: Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) – £45 Family (1 adult & up to 3 children) – £38 Adult – £18 Child (5-17) – £9 Under 5 – Free

Bring your own blankets, cushions, and camping-chairs, come prepared for the weather – the performance will continue come rain come shine!

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Aug 08 2024


7:00 PM - 10:00 PM




Corfe Castle
Corfe Castle
The Square, Corfe Castle, Dorset, BH20 5EZ


National Trust Corfe Castle
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