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The Crucifer of Blood (play 1979 with Keith Michell)

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The Crucifer of Blood (1979) The Crucifer of Blood (1979-1980)

The Crucifer of Blood is a British play, written and directed by Paul Giovanni, performed at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket (London, UK) from 15 march 1979 to 1 march 1980 (397 performances), starring Keith Michell as Sherlock Holmes and Denis Lill as Dr. Watson. From 10 september 1979, the cast changed and the two main roles were Gerald Harper as Sherlock Holmes and David Horovitch as Dr. Watson.

The play is an adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's novel: The Sign of Four (1890).



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Cast

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15 march - 9 september 1979


10 september 1979 - 1 march 1980

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Crew

  • Director : Paul Giovanni
  • Playwright : Paul Giovanni
  • Scenery Design : John Wulp
  • Scenery Supervisor : Lynn Pecktal
  • Costumes : Judith Bland
  • Lightning : David Hersey, Mark Pritchard
  • Sound: Bran Ferren
  • Special Effects : Bran Ferren


Scenes

  • Scene 1 : The Red Fort at Agra, India, 1857.
  • Scene 2 : 221b Baker-street, thirty years later.
  • Scene 3 : Part 1 : Pondicherry Lodge at Maidenhead, the same day.
  • Scene 3 : Part 2 : The same two hours later.
  • Interval of 15 minutes
  • Scene 4 : The gate of a Hundred Sorrows, an opium den, the following night.
  • Scene 5 : On the River Thames, later that night.
  • Scene 6 : 221b Baker-street, dawn of the next morning.





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