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The Crucifer of Blood (play 1986 with Brian Ralph)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

The Crucifer of Blood is a Scottish play written by Paul Giovanni and directed by Sue Wilson, performed at the Pitochry Festival Theatre (Perthshire, Scotland) from 2 may - 26 july 1986 (31 performances), starring Brian Ralph as Sherlock Holmes and Elwyn Johnson as Dr. Watson.

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




  • Director : Sue Wilson
  • Playwright : Paul Giovanni
  • Assistant Director : Jules Cranfield
  • Set Designer : Trevor Coe
  • Costume Designer : Terry Brown
  • Lighting Designer : Roland Chadwick