Sherlock Holmes & The Hooded Lance

For those who fancy a bonkers, surreal and hilarious alternative to panto, head for Common Ground Theatre Company’s touring production of Sherlock Holmes and The Hooded Lance, which runs from Friday 15th December to Saturday 13th January. The show visits The Seckford Theatre on December 15th and 16th, John Peel Centre from December 18th-20th. Also, it visits, St Mary’s Hall from December 28th to 30th. The performance is at Jubilee Hall from January 1st-3rd, Corn Hall from January 4th, Headgate Theatre from January 5th-6th and Wolsey Studio from January 8th-13th. The show…

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Common Ground Theatre

Suffolk-based Common Ground Theatre Company, will be touring East Anglia in October and November, with a riotous, theatrically inventive adaptation of Dickens’ masterpiece, with original music by Pat Whymark and featuring Julian Harries as (among others) Nell’s grandfather, Samson Brass and Mrs Jarley. Common Ground’s work was recently described by Libby Purves, in Suffolk Magazine, as “wonderfully inventive and creative”, and Andrew Clarke, writing in the EADT, said of their adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo: “It takes real skill to take a sturdy piece of classic literature and…

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