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Tread the Boards Theatre Company presents


based on the short stories by Arthur Conan Doyle


15 Sep to 25 Sep

£15 (£12 conc)

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes sees Sherlock and Watson tackle a myriad of their toughest cases as they attempt to discover who the elusive Professor Moriarty is. The production sees the dynamic duo of Robert Moore return as Sherlock with is faithful assistant Watson, once again being played by John-Robert Partridge. Full of intrigue and excitement this classic selection of intertwined 'who dunnit?' tales including 'A Scandal in Bohemia', 'The Speckled Band' and 'The Final Problem' will keep you guessing until the end as the best of Arthur Conan Doyle's Victorian thrillers come to life.

COVID19 precautions: Our seating capacity has been reduced and is unallocated for the present, in order to allow space between groups when seated. 

HRH Queen Elizabeth II Mourning Period and Funeral:

At present planned performances will commence but may have a 1 minute silence before the show


Director John-Robert Partridge

Adaptation: Robert Moore

Lighting Design: Kat Murray

Sound Design: Elliott Wallis

Producer: Catherine Prout


Robert Moore - Sherlock Holmes

John-Robert Partridge - Dr Watson

Stephen Horncastle - Professor Moriarty

Matilda Bott - Mrs Hudson

Stephanie Miles - Irene Adler

Leo Garrick - Dr Roylott


Denise & Kevin Prout, James Morrison

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Robert Moore - Sherlock Holmes


Acting Credits with TTB:  Sherlock Holmes (Hound of the Baskervilles), Robin Hood (Robin Hood), Ugly Sister (Cinderella), Herbert Pocket (Great Expectations), Billy Bones (Treasure Island), Poor Tom (King Lear), Don Jon (Much Ado About Nothing), Tin Man (Wizard of Oz), Mr Collins (Pride & Prejudice), King Edward (Richard III), Flute (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)

Additional Acting Credits: Bottom (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Copenhagen Botanical Gardens), Mr Bingley (Pride & Quite a lot of Prejudice, Worcester Rep), Sebastian (Twelfth Night, Worcester Rep), Mr Toad (Wind in the Willows, MadCap Theatre), Orlando (As You Like It, MadCap Theatre), Dogberry (Much Ado About Nothing, MadCap Theatre), Lysander (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, MadCap Theatre), Andrew Aguecheek (Twelfth Night, MadCap Theatre), Spear Carrier (King Lear & Coriolanus, Royal Shakespeare Company)

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John-Robert Partridge - Director / Dr John Watson

As Artistic Director of Tread the Boards John-Robert has a great love of Sherlock Homles and enjoyed the production of The Hound of the Baskervilles so much another adventure with the world's most famous detective had to be explored.

Directing Credits with TTB include: Richard III, King Lear, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Pride and Prejudice, Frankenstein

Acting Credits with TTB include: MacDuff in Macbeth, Richard III in Richard III, Henry V in Henry V, Branwell in Bronte, Toad in The Wind in the Willows, The Sherriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood, Dame Dotty in Beauty and the Beast, 

Additional Acting Credits: Evil Queen in Snow White (Worcester Rep), Earnest in The Importance of Being Earnest (Worcester Rep), Watson in The Hound of the Baskervilles (Worcester Rep)  

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Matilda Bott - Mrs Hudson

Acting Credits with TTBLittle John’ in Robin Hood, ‘Cinderella’ in Cinderella, ‘Pirate’ in Treasure Island, ‘Cordelia/The Fool’ in King Lear,  ‘Dogberry’ in Much Ado About Nothing, ‘Dorothy’ in Wizard of Oz, ‘Kitty Bennet/Lady Catherine De Burgh’ in Pride and Prejudice, ‘Hermia/Snout’ in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, ‘Lady Anne’ in Richard III, ‘The Maid’ in The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde


Additional Acting Credits:‘Grandma’ in Soonchild (Red Earth Theatre), ‘Lady Catherine De Burgh’ and ‘Lydia Bennet’ in Pride and (quite a lot of) Prejudice , ‘Maria’ in Twelfth Night  (Worcester Repertory Theatre), ‘Duchess’ in There Be Monsters (The Fabularium), ‘Beatrice’ in Much Ado About Nothing, ‘Hermia/Flute’ in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, ‘Phebe’ in As You Like It, ‘Mole’ in Wind in the Willows (Madcap Theatre Company), ‘Sammi’ in Animal Lullabies (Secret City Arts), ‘Mouse’ in The Gruffallo Experience (Unit 10 Eventive), ‘Adrianna’ in The Comedy of Errors, ‘Seer’ in Jason and the Argonauts (Off The Ground Theatre), ‘Defence Lawyer’ in Courtroom, Anna/Clare’ in Perfect (Tiny Giants Productions)


Leo Garrick - Dr Roylott

Acting Credits with TTB: Debute season


Additional Acting Credits:  Sense and Sensibility (SNAP Theatre), Spider (Drayton Arms Theatre), World’s End (Catalyst Theatre Festival), Checkmate, What if?, Time Apart, Passing Tales (English Theatre Company) Jane Eyre, Wind in the Willows (Chapterhouse), Fridge (Blackout Creative Arts), Halcyon Days, JAB, Will B, A Fairy Affair (English Theatre Company) Troilus and Cressida, Coriolanus(Lazarus Theatre Company) Great Expectations, The Beggar’s Opera, The Winter’s Tale (Bath Spa Live) and Dunsinane (National Theatre of Scotland) 

He has also appeared in several national commercials.

Leo trained at Bath Spa University and the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.

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Stephanie Miles - Irene Adler

Acting Credits with TTB: Debute season


Additional Acting Credits: Professional tour with the Birmingham Royal Ballet. This is Stephanie's first professional theatre role

Stephanie trained at The Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

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Stephen Horncastle - Professor Moriarty

Acting Credits with TTB: Title Role - Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Dr Frankenstein - Frankenstein, Lost Boy - Peter Pan, Prince Phillip - Sleeping Beauty, Colonel Willoughby, Pride and Prejudice


Additional Acting Credits:  The Merry Wives of Windsor ( The Festival Players), A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Comedy of Errors (the Cambridge Shakespeare Festival),  Troilus and Cressida (Lazarus Theatre Company), Great Expectations, Orpheus Descending, Beggars Opera, The Winters Tale (Bath Spa Live) and student 3422 in Harry Potter the Deathly Hallows part 2 (if you're lucky you can see his right ear)

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