Sherlock Holmes: L'Héritage de Baker Street
From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
Sherlock Holmes: L'Héritage de Baker Street (Sherlock Holmes: The Heritage of Baker Street) is a French play in 5 acts written in march 2013 by Gérard Foissotte of La Compagnie Gérard F., premiered in 2014 and starring Gérard Foissotte as Sherlock Holmes and Michel Boutran as Dr. Watson.
A young woman, beautiful, manipulative seductress, will make Sherlock Holmes go out of its lethargy in Baker Street and raise some emotions upon him and Dr. Watson. But they are both rather old in age. Holmes is addicted to cocaine and his investigation methods are not at his top level. The young street urchin Wiggins (junior), worthy successor to the original Wiggins, will help the detective to solve the case.
Extracts of the movie (not released yet)
- Sherlock Holmes : Gérard Foissotte
- Dr. John Watson : Michel Boutran
- Wiggins : Nathan Peluso, Lilian Thoulouze
- Lestrade junior : Jonathan Hassove
- The Visitor : Sophie Arnaud, Sabine Lenoël
- Director : Gérard Foissotte
- Playwright : Gérard Foissotte
- Lights : Gérard Foissotte
- Music : Joël Foissotte (violin)
- Costumes/Set decoration : Auriane Conte, Marion Krivtchik
- Théâtre de la Ville, Valence (18 april 2014) canceled
- La Chapelle en Vercors (11 july 2014)
- La Chapelle en Vercors (31 july 2014)
Credits photos : © La Compagnie Gérard F.