Review: The Hound of the Baskervilles – Northern Stage, Newcastle

First published in The Times, Wednesday September 18 2019

Three Stars

There is a certain irony in how Sherlock Holmes barely appears in his most famous literary adventure. His near-absence is indicative of the ambivalence his creator, Arthur Conan Doyle, felt towards the character. Indeed, The Hound of the Baskervilles marked Holmes’s resurrection eight years after Doyle tried to kill off his fictional detective.

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