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The Crucifer of Blood (play 1983 with Ian Price)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

The Crucifer of Blood is a British play written by Paul Giovanni and directed by Patrick Mason, performed by the Bristol Old Vic Theatre Company at the Theatre Royal (Bristol, UK) from 23 november - 17 december 1983, starring Ian Price as Sherlock Holmes and Ian Lindsay as Dr. Watson.

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




  • Director : Patrick Mason
  • Playwright : Paul Giovanni
  • Design : John Elvery
  • Lighting : John A. Williams
  • Sound : Nic Jones, Chris Shutt
  • Company & Stage Manager : Diana Favell
  • Deputy Stage Managers : Sue Banner, Jane Eliot-Webb
  • Assistant Stage Manager : Nigel West