The game is afoot once more, as Blackeyed Theatre hase adapted the Sherlock Holmes story The Valley of Fear into a brand new stage show. This production is currently touring the country, and follows on from the events of The Sign of Four – with Luke Barton and Joseph Derrington reprising the roles of Holmes and Watson for this latest mystery.
‘Plenty of action, intrigue & humour’: SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE SIGN OF FOUR – Blackeyed Theatre ★★★★
Filled with intrigue, murder and treasure, Nick Lane’s adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s second Sherlock Holmes novel The Sign Of Four is thoroughly engaging to watch.
‘I knew if she didn’t act or feel like the character Charlotte Brontë created, I’d have failed’: Nick Lane on adapting Jane Eyre for the stage
“Having re-read the book, I was struck by how powerful Jane’s path was – and if it had made me feel that way in the 21st century, the effect on its readers when it was first published must have been seismic!”
‘A family-friendly Holmes everyone can enjoy’: THE SIGN OF FOUR – Greenwich Theatre & Touring
Nick Lane’s bright and breezy adaptation of Conan Doyle’s oft adapted Sherlock Holmes story The Sign of Four gives the frustrated Sherlockian everything they could ask for in an evening.
‘Thrilling, funny & endlessly creative in its storytelling’: SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE SIGN OF FOUR – Greenwich Theatre & Touring
The Sign of Four is fast-paced family fun, a great piece of storytelling with a little bit of everything: mystery, comedy, romance (and bromance), and even a bit of a history lesson.
“The friendship between these men is a key element” Nick Lane tells us about bringing Sherlock Holmes to the stage
British colonial rule, music and male friendship – Nick Lane, the director and adapter of Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four tells us what these and more have to do with bringing the famous detective to the stage. Read what he has to say, then book your tickets.
WATCH: Uncover the truth about Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four with this trailer and gallery
You don’t need to be a world renowned detective or even an amateur sleuth to discover more about Blackeyed Theatre’s thrilling stage production Sherlock Holmes: The Sign of Four – just watch their fantastic trailer and check out the marvellous production images… then book your tickets!
NEWS: Sherlock Holmes investigates The Sign Of Four at Greenwich Theatre
A missing parent, murderous plans and missing gems – super sleuth Sherlock Holmes has his work cut out for him in The Sign Of Four, Blackeyed Theatre’s acclaimed adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s novel coming to Greenwich Theatre in May. I deduce you should be booking your tickets now.
A year in puppets
After choosing in 2016 to focus on Shakespeare (in the 400th anniversary of his death), I went completely different this year and made it my mission to learn more about, and see more shows featuring, puppets.
Why aren’t more drama schools teaching puppetry?
It’s gone ubiquitously mainstream. And don’t anyone say it’s “the War Horse effect”. The passion for puppetry across the industry has been growing rapidly for at least twenty years. It is now almost everywhere. And, given what an interesting theatrical phenomenon it is, I think that’s a really welcome development.