On September 4th, A Sherlock Holmes Mystery will be brought with the West End Theatre to boost the NCPA International Theatre Festival 2019. This play is adapted by the famous playwright Ken Ludwig, winner of the Tony Award and Oliver Award, remains true to the original, and is tailored for performance on stage. Thus, this classic story from The Lost Cases of Sherlock Holmes can be showcased in front of the audience.
Well-known around the world for its production of high-quality performances, the production team ATG organized Sir Ian Maclean's touring theatre performance to mark his 80th birthday. Their popular works, including Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, have also attracted many theatregoers.
This version of The Lost Cases of Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles stars five artists, who play 42 vivid roles. The playful and witty dialogues are also full of strong comical features unique to the UK. It is worth mentioning that the playwright Ludwig has won the Oliver Award twice. He has written 28 dramas and musicals, six of which have been staged on Broadway and seven have been staged at the West End Theatre. The director Loveday Ingram has rich stage experiences. He directs musicals and dramas at the West End Theatre and often renders services to the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Jolyon Coy, who will star in this version, has appeared in many works commissioned at the Shakespeare's Globe, Royal Shakespeare Company, West End Theatre and Royal Court Theatre. He appears frequently on the big screen, where he has starred in The Fifth Estate and The Deep Blue Sea with Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hiddleston. Dr. Watson is played by the black actor Patrick Robinson, who has acted in many Shakespearean plays as well.