It opened to the press on the hottest night of the year, but raised temperatures didn’t dampen critics’ enthusiasm for Sherlock Holmes and The Invisible Thing, which brings Holmes home to Marylebone for a limited season. We’ve rounded up selected review highlights below. Time get booking!
Take Note Theatre presents its brand-new production of Sherlock Holmes and The Invisible Thing at Rudolf Steiner Theatre, a stone’s throw from Holmes’ 221B Baker Street, for a limited season to 18 August 2019.
Stephen Chance dons the deer cap, for his third time playing Sherlock Holmes, opposite Philip Mansfield as Dr Watson in a five-strong cast that also features Doug Cooper, Imogen Smith and Vanessa-Faye Stanley.
Holmes and Watson are called to investigate a murder seemingly committed by an invisible perpetrator. As they probe into the mysterious lakeside drowning, something startling emerges…
A perplexed Inspector Peacock summons Holmes and Watson to the home of Miss Lucy Grendle, the daughter of the late Alfred Grendle – a man with a shadowy past. Miss Lucy Grendle has a problem with vodka (and Sherlock Holmes). The last time their paths crossed, it did not end well. Tension is in the air, and it’s not just because an Invisible Thing is prowling the house.
This original Holmes mystery is written by Greg Freeman, in the style of Arthur Conan Doyle, and directed by David Phipps-Davis, Sherlock Holmes and The Invisible Thing was originally performed in 2016 at the Tabard Theatre in Chiswick, south London, and has been revised and restaged for the current run.
Sherlock Holmes and The Invisible Thing runs from 17 July to 18 August 2019 at the Rudolf Steiner Theatre, 35 Park Road, Marylebone, London NW1 6XT, with performances Tuesdays to Saturdays at 7.30pm, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3pm. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE!