Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of the Missing Carol (play 1990-1991)
From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
Sherlock Holmes and the Mystery of the Christmas Carol is a British play written by Julian Harries and directed by Ivan Cutting, performed by the Eastern Angles company, from 12 december 1990 to 5 january 1991, starring Julian Harries as Sherlock Holmes and Ivan Cutting as Dr. Watson.
With Christmas only a few days away, Dr Watson travels to Cambridge to join in the preparations for the new Christmas service of 9 lessons and carols to be held at the magnificent Kings College Chapel. But someone or something seems determined to sabotage it. Holmes is summoned from Baker Street, posthaste. A carol disappears, a cryptic note is found, could this have anything to do with the rather sinister secret societies at the College? What could it mean when another carol goes missing before our very eyes? Enjoy an evening of conspiracy and intrigue in the company of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson, as they set out to solve a mystery at the heart of all our Christmas celebrations.
© Photos : Mike Kwasniak.
- Sherlock Holmes : Julian Harries
- Dr. Watson : Ivan Cutting
- Student Carolyn Alexander / Mrs. Yang : Sara Tracy
- Student Charlotte Pearlman / The Tyke : Pat Whymark
- Student Tregorran : Tim Blackwell
- Mrs. Biddle (housekeeper) : Brierley Arnell
- Director : Ivan Cutting
- Playwright : Ivan Cutting
- Design : Julia Last
- Lighting : Roger Weaver
- Music : Pat Whymark