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The Watermill On The Road


Based on the book by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 

Devised by the original company 

Tue 10 Aug 2021 - Wed 11 Aug 2021

The Watermill's critically acclaimed production of The Hound of The Baskervilles hits the road this summer for open air performances across Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and Hampshire! The tour begins in East Garston on Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 August.  


A full tour schedule and box office contact details for all the venues can be found in the What's On Tour section of our homepage.  


About the show 

A mysterious murder, an ancient curse and a legendary detective…


Join us on the wild moors of Dartmoor and prepare for cryptic chaos! Three actors play all the characters in this madcap version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's most celebrated Sherlock Holmes story.


Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead with the paw prints of a gigantic beast beside him and a look of horror on his face. Holmes and Watson are summoned from Baker Street to investigate the crime and discover the truth about the Hound of the Baskervilles.


Join Holmes, Watson and a host of intriguing characters and watch the mystery unfold!


A Watermill Theatre production.


Ticket price: £12
Recommended Age Guidance: 8+
Running time: 1 hour 10 minutes including 20 minute interval


The production ran at The Watermill for 4 weeks from 21 May - 19 June 2021 as part of the theatre’s outdoor season. This tour is supported by The Sackler Trust, Principal Supporter of The Watermill Outreach Touring.


About East Garston 

This event does not take place at The Watermill Theatre.

This event takes place at East Garston Village Hall, Back St, East Garston, Hungerford, RG17 7EX

This is an outdoor event and will go ahead whatever the weather, so please come prepared for the forecast on the day. 

Chairs will be provided. Ticketing is unreserved with reduced capacity to enable social distancing. We ask that you please respect other audience members to help keep everyone safe. Hand sanitiser will be available on-site. 

Refreshments will be available on-site from Priscilla's Kitchen. For enquiries or to pre-order please contact them directly by emailing priscillas.kitchen@btconnect.com

A full tour schedule and box office contact details for all the venues can be found in the What's On Tour section of our homepage. 



Director Abigail Pickard Price

Tour Production Manager Harry Armytage 

Deputy Stage Manager May Curtiss

Assistant Stage Manager Eleanor Walton


Roxana Bartle

Roxana graduated from Rose Bruford in 2019 where she represented the college at the Sam Wanamaker Festival with her performance of Lady Macbeth.
Professional credits include: ‘Sophia’ (Arcola theatre), ‘Pretty Shrewd’ (Vienna's English Theatre); ‘Plays over the phone’ (Wassail Theatre); The Palbredy arms (Unrusty productions); Boudica (Clapham omnibus).
Roxana is delighted to be joining the cast of Hound of the Baskervilles and spend time in the beautiful Berkshire countryside.

Rosalind Lailey

Watermill credits include: The Hound of the Baskervilles (2020), A Mini Summer Night’s Dream (2019).
Theatre credits include: The Railway Children (York Theatre Royal); Sonnet Sunday (Shakespeare’s Globe); The River Runner (Tour)
Television credits include: Pan Tau (Caligari Film).
Film credits include: Charlotte (January Films).
Trained: Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

James Mack

Watermill credits include: The Hound of the Baskervilles (2020), The Rivals (2018), Macbeth (2015) and Journey’s End (2014).
Theatre credits include: Stanley in One Man Two Guvnors (Torch Theatre); Harry K. Thaw in Ragtime (Charing Cross Theatre); Dom in Rain (Matchstick Theatre); Ryan in This Heaven (Finborough); Understudy Sandy Tyrell and Simon Bliss in Hay Fever (Duke of Yorks West End); Ensemble in A Christmas Carol (Old Red Lion); Terry in Confusions (Theatre Royal Haymarket Youth Company); Traveller in The Insect Play (Theatre Haymarket Youth Company).