The Curious Case of Conan Doyle
From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
The Curious Case of Conan Doyle is a British play written by John Kelly, performed by The Mercators at Divers Attractions (Edinburgh, UK) from 14 to 19 august 2006 starring Jim Witcomb as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Douglas Currie as Sherlock Holmes.
Described as an investigation into the life and works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. What kind of man was the creator of Sherlock Holmes. His achievements, his ambitions, his love...
It was performed in a small hall so only 4 actors could play each evening. So the 8 performers organised two teams performing on alternate evenings.
- Sherlock Holmes : Douglas Currie, Alan Richardson
- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle : Jim Witcomb
- also with : Angela Binnie, Rosemary Currie, Bart Dignan, Fiona Southward and Susan Wales
- Director : John Kelly
- Playwright : John Kelly
- Costumes : May Kelly