Liza Goddard and Robert Powell


Mon 9 - Sat 14 July 2018
Tickets £25 - £45*

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Could this be the final curtain for the world’s greatest detective?

Sherlock Holmes lives in retirement on the South Coast. He keeps bees, occasionally casts his fly fishing rod, even plays his Stradivarius when the rheumatism allows. All too aware that he’s older and slower, he’s concerned that he might have lost his touch, paranoid that he is an easy target for his enemies. 

So when Mary Watson, wife of his former associate Dr John Watson, tracks him down, telling him she has seen her long-dead son James through the window of 221B Baker Street, Holmes is determined to solve the mystery and confront his own demons at the same time. 

Chilling, gripping and filled with twists and revelations, this new thriller has been commissioned by Theatre Royal Bath from award-winning dramatist Simon Reade. This world premiere production reunites the dream team of Robert Powell and Liza Goddard following huge acclaim for their performances in Single Spies and Relatively Speaking

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Running Time

Approx. 1 hour 50 minutes including an interval

General Guidance

Performance contains haze, pyrotechnics and loud sound effects (gunshot)


Monday – Saturday, 7.45pm
and Saturday, 2.30pm: £25/£35/£40/£45*
Thursday, 2.30pm: £25/£35/£40*

*All ticket prices include a £3 per-ticket booking fee.

Assisted Performances:

BSL Interpreted performance: Wednesday 11 July, 7:45pm

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Robert Powell (Sherlock Holmes)

Robert Powell received multiple awards and a BAFTA nomination for his portrayal of Jesus in Franco Zefferelli’s Jesus of Nazareth. His numerous credits include Holby City, Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell and King Charles III on stage.

Liza Goddard (Mary Watson)

Liza Goddard is one of the UK’s favourite actresses. Her extensive stage credits include Lady Windermere’s Fan, An Ideal Husband and Alan Ayckbourn’s Communicating Doors and Season’s Greetings. Her television work includes the cult classics Doctor Who and Bergerac.


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