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Watson: The Final Problem

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Event Date
September 28 @ 7:30 pm
Event Series Event Series: Watson: The Final Problem

An old soldier with a few bruises and a cracking story to tell.

1894. Watson is alone. His beloved wife Mary and the great Sherlock Holmes are both gone. But London seethes with false reports and rumour. It is time to set the record straight.

So Watson tells his tale… a tale of long buried secrets, betrayal and death. For there is a shadow in the gutters of London. A spider’s web of poisonous intrigue lies across the city. Someone is playing a long game and Holmes and Watson face their greatest ever challenge. But as Watson unravels the story, is the game really over?

Based on the stories by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, ‘Watson’ is written with Bert Coules (BBC’s The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes; Cadfael; Rebus) and performed by Tim Marriott (The Brittas Empire; Allo, Allo). Directed by Bert Coules with original music by Clive Whitburn.

★★★★★ “A knockout… a thrilling ride… dense and absorbing and the pace is furious… gripping” – InDaily
★★★★★ “Impeccable… Captivating acting, excellent sound design, perfect” – Stage Whispers
★★★★★ “Excellent one man show! Brilliant interpretation of the Holmes stories putting Watson front and centre, and it works splendidly” – Edinburgh Review
★★★★★ “A great tale well told” – Reviews Hub
★★★★★ “Concise, enjoyable, intriguing” – Choice Radio
★★★★★ “A mesmerising performance from an actor who was engaging as Watson, and equally convincing as the voice of Holmes and Moriarty. Related with a stoic reserve befitting Dr Watson. A beautifully played performance.” –

Watson: The Final Problem
Written by Bert Coules
Performed by Tim Marriott
Original music by Clive Whitburn
Produced by Smokescreen Productions

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes straight through.
After a brief interval Tim Marriott has kindly agreed to join us in the bar for an informal Q&A.
Recommended age : 12+

Moss Park, Ravenstone, Whithorn
Venue Details
The Swallow Theatre, Moss Park
Ravenstone, Whithorn, DG8 8DR
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Date :
28 September 2024
Time :
7:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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The Swallow Theatre
01988 850368
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