the hound of the baskervilles

June 2022

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson for Peepolykus

an amateur production by arrangement with Nick Hern Books

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most celebrated Sherlock Holmes story gets a gloriously funny makeover.

When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead on his estate, with a look of terror still etched on his face, and the paw prints of a gigantic hound beside his body, the great detective Sherlock Holmes is summoned from Baker Street, with Dr Watson in tow, to unravel the mysteries surrounding his death, and investigate the ancient curse of the Hound of the Baskervilles…

This stage version of The Hound of the Baskervilles, adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson, was first performed by Peepolykus at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds, in 2007.

Quotes from reviews of other productions:

‘A masterclass in madcap energy… a fun and fresh Sherlock Holmes romp’The Stage

‘Wonderfully barking spoof’Telegraph



Performance dates

Thur 16th June 7.30pm
Fri 17th June 7.30pm
Sat 18th June 7.30pm



Adults £8
Under 18 £3
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  1. The wearing of face-masks is recommended in the Abbey Centre (unless exempt);
  2. A one-way system will be in operation within the Abbey Centre;
  3. Hand sanitizer will be available for use upon entry;
  4. The auditorium seating will be spaced out as determined by audience numbers;

The Hound of the Baskervilles:

Thursday 16th June 7.30pm

The Hound of the Baskervilles:

Friday 17th June 7.30pm

The Hound of the Baskervilles:

Saturday 18th June 7.30pm

*Some cast members may not be shown here and cast may be changed without notice