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The Vintage Guide To London | December 17, 2017

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Radio Theatre: The Hound Of The Baskervilles

Following last year’s five-star, sell out run, Veni Vidi Theatre Company are returning to Theatro Technis with their hit production ‘The Hound Of The Baskervilles – The Radio Theatre’ from 30th April 2012.

Delivering a playful twist on a classic, ‘The Hound Of Baskervilles – The Radio Theatre’ presents the Sherlock Holmes thriller, through a ‘live’ late Thirties radio broadcast.

Capturing the spirit and notoriety of Orson Welles’ popular ‘Mercury Theatre On The Air’ anthology, the show centres around nine radio stars from the golden age of radio playing an array of characters, while utilizing hundreds of period sound foley props to retell the gothic tale with the panache and comic gusto as these iconic pre-war drama serials.

Based on ‘Yes, Prime Minister’ star, Simon Williams’ stage adaptation of the novel and directed by Natalie-Anne Downs, the immersive performance invites audience members to become ‘voyeurs’ behind the studio glass: They’ll witness the off-stage antics and the relationships between the radio stars develop while this spectacle of suspense, drama and hilarity unfolds, all live onstage.

Supported by the members of leading UK sight loss charity, The Royal Institute of Blind, ‘The Hound Of Baskervilles – The Radio Theatre’ received praise for being a ‘highly accessible’ performance event for anyone with visual impairments to enjoy. The company will run touch tours in conjunction with the show for blind and visually impaired theatre goers to fully experience all elements the unique show before the performance begins.

Hound Of The Baskervilles: Radio Theatre

‘Dress Up Like It’s 1938’ nights: Saturday 5th & Friday 11th May, 7.30pm

Dates:     30th Apr – 12th May 2012
Times:     Mon-Sat 7.30pm, Sat Mat: 5th May 2.30pm (no matinee on 12th May)

Tickets:   £12 in advance, £14 on the day (book in advance online to guarantee tickets)

Theatro Technis
26 Crowndale Road
London NW1 1TT

Time: Show Starts 7.30pm. Running Time 2hr 30mins inc. an interval