An Evening With Sherlock Holmes
Published by Dramatic Publishing
Large Mixed Cast
The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor ~ M5,F2
The first mystery of the trilogy tells the tale of a British aristocrat, Sir Robert, who marries an American millionaire because his family fortune has run out
However, on the wedding day, his young American wife, Hatty Doran, disappears
Sir Robert immediately calls on Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson to uncover of what has happened to Hatty
And a happy ending ensues
But not for Sir Robert ...
The Milverton Adventure ~ M3,F2
The second play pits Holmes and Watson against nefarious blackmailer Charles Milverton, who is blackmailing one of Holmes' clients - a woman who wrote several damning letters to a former lover that could, if revealed, destroy her impending marriage to the Earl of Dovercourt
In his effort to save his client, Holmes plans a radical solution - burgling Milverton's house and retrieving the damning correspondence
But on the night of the burglary, their attempt is interrupted by an unforeseen incident ...
Another woman - whose life has already been destroyed by Milverton's blackmailing schemes - intrudes and fatally shoots the blackmailer
So do they turn the woman who murdered Milverton into the police or not?
The Disappearance of Adam ~ M2,F2
But it's this original concluding play that makes this evening of mysteries unique
Here Holmes must solve one of the great existential mysteries - a riddle that has puzzled the most brilliant minds in history!
How does a person cope with their own demise?
Can Holmes solve this mind-boggling case?
The answer is given in a not-to-be-missed climax!
Runs about 90 minutes
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