Sherlock Holmes (play 1899 with Herbert Waring)
From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
Sherlock Holmes (copyright performance) is a performance of the William Gillette's "Sherlock Holmes" play performed only once on 12 june 1899 (4 months before the USA official premiere) at the Duke of York Theatre (London, UK), before an audience comprising three persons only : Charles Frohman (the producer), William Gillette (the playwright) and Annie Russell (an actress), starring Herbert Waring as Sherlock Holmes and Ida Conquest as Alice Faulkner.
- Sherlock Holmes : Herbert Waring
- Alice Faulkner : Ida Conquest
- Others actors : J. D. Beveridge, Percy Lyndall, Eugene Mayeur, John Beauchamp, Hubert Willis, Julian Cross, Keith Wakeman.
The Daily Telegraph (15 june 1899, p. 7)
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (18 june 1899, p. 16)
The Era (17 june 1899, p. 12)
The Auckland Star, NZ (12 august 1899, supp. p. 2)