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Sherlock Holmes (play 1905-1906 with H. Lawrence Leyton)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

Ad for Sherlock Holmes (The Daily Mail (Hull), 21 august 1905)

Sherlock Holmes is a British 4-acts play (based on William Gillette's play), performed from august 1905 to february 1906 by Harry Yorke's company (by arrangement with Charles Frohman), starring H. Lawrence Leyton as Sherlock Holmes and Edward Heanley as Dr. Watson.

Charles Chaplin (17 years-old) and his elder half-brother Sydney Chaplin (21 years-old) played resp. Billy and Count Von Stahlburg.



Cast


Crew

  • Company : Harry Yorke
  • Manager of Harry Yorke : Walter J. Bayliss


Acts

  • Act 1 : Drawing-room of the Larrabees
  • Act 2
    • Scene 1 : Professor Moriarty's Underground Office (morning)
    • Scene 2 : Sherlock Holmes' Appartments in Baker Street (evening)
  • Act 3 : The Stepney Gas Chamber (midnight)
  • Act 4 : Dr Watson's Consulting Room, Kensington (thefollowing evening)


Reviews


Performances

Ad in The Era (5 august 1905, p. 4)
Ad in The Era (19 august 1905, p. 5)
Ad in The Era (2 september 1905, p. 5)
Ad in The Era (11 november 1905, p. 5)
Ad in The Era (16 december 1905, p. 4)
Ad in The Era (13 january 1906, p. 5)
Ad in The Era (20 january 1906, p. 5)

1905

  • 12 & 19 august 1905 : Theatre Royal (Blackburn, UK)
  • ca. 19-26 august 1905 : Theatre Royal, Paragon-St. (Hull, UK)
  • ca. 2 september 1905 : Theatre Royal (Dewsbury, UK)
  • ca. 2 september 1905 : Theatre Royal (Hudderfield, UK)
  • ca. 7 october 1905 : Theatre Royal (Preston, UK)
  • ca. 11 november 1905 : (South Shields, UK)
  • ca. 11 november 1905 : (Broughton, UK)
  • ca. 11 november 1905 : (Manchester, UK)
  • 13 november 1905 : Victoria Theatre (Manchester, UK)
  • ca. 16 december 1905 : (West Kensington, UK)

1906

  • 13 january 1906 : L. (Sheffield, UK)
  • ca. 13 january 1906 : (Cambridge, UK)
  • 22 january 1906 : The Pavillion (UK)
  • ca. 22 to 29 january 1906 : Dalston Theatre (Dalston, UK)
  • 5 february 1906 : Carlton Theatre (Greenwich, UK)

















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