The Hound of the Baskervilles (one-act)
Based on the story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
One-act. 30-35 minutes
7-11 actors, gender flexible
The game is afoot in this swift one-act adaptation of one of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s most beloved novels. When the body of Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead on the moors, surrounded by the footprints of a gigantic hound, his friend Dr. Jenna Mortimer fears an old family legend has returned to terrorize the countryside. Concerned for the safety of the heir to the Baskerville estate, Mortimer enlists the help of famous sleuths Holmes and Watson to uncover the truth. With an escaped convict on the loose and suspicious neighbors lurking around Baskerville Hall, Holmes and Watson must race to solve the mystery before the hound can strike again.
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