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The Hound of the Baskervilles on Granville Island

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 — 6:44pm PDT
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Bad Dog Productions presents its highly successful Western Canadian exclusive production of The Hound of the Baskervilles in Vancouver at Studio 1398 on Granville Island from Tuesday, April 22nd through to Saturday, May 3rd, 2014.


The Hound of the Baskervilles on Granville Island

Directed by Langley-based, multi award-winning director, Ellie King, this imaginative and hysterical spoof of the classic Sherlock Holmes story is a challenging, yet highly entertaining piece of theatre filled with lightning fast changes of character, scenery, and costume.

The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of the most famous detective stories ever told. The noble Baskerville family is threatened by a curse: “a great, black beast larger than any hound that ever mortal eye has rested upon” terrorizes and kills any family member who comes to live at the Baskerville estate. Into this atmosphere of lonely moors, ancient secrets, deadly threats, and ghostly apparitions comes the supremely rational Sherlock Holmes – a man described by his friend Watson as “the most perfect reasoning and observing machine the world has ever seen.” Piece by piece, Holmes and Watson solve the mystery and find the culprit.

I attended the premiere in Surrey last fall along with members of BC’s Sherlock Holmes Society who called the production a “wonderfully hilarious spoof.”

Tickets and Show Details

Tickets for The Hound of the Baskervilles are available online, by phone at 1-800-838-3996, or in person (one hour prior to curtain only) at Studio 1398, which is located on Granville Island at 1398 Cartwright Street.

April 22nd to April 24th at 8:00pm
Preview performances: $15
Student Rush tickets: $10 (with a valid student ID)

April 25th, 26th, 30th and May 1st to 3rd at 8:00pm / April 26th and May 3rd at 3:00pm
Adult admission: $25
Over 60 & under 14: $20
Student Rush tickets: $10 (with a valid student ID)
School Matinees April 30 and May 1 at 1:00pm*
School/group booking: $10 (one complimentary ticket per 10 purchased)
*can only be booked through


If you would like to check out The Hound of the Baskervilles, I have a pair of tickets to give away for its run on Granville Island. Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment on this post (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win tickets to @Hound1398 from @Miss604

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Friday, April 11th, 2014. Follow the production on Facebook and Twitter for more information.

Update The winner is Annie mike gismondi!

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  1. Cameron says:

    I once saw a Wishbone episode (PBS series)where he dressed as Sherlock Holmes in Hound of the Baskervilles. That was a great show which always combined a classic literary tale with dogs in costumes.

  2. Jas says:

    Have read the Arthur Conan Doyle story and would love to see how it looks on stage!

  3. Monique says:

    Great contest

  4. Bryan C says:

    Looks like a great show!

  5. kay says:


  6. Darcy says:

    Would be fun to see a play at Granville Island

  7. Lori says:

    I’ve never seen a play at Granville Island…great contest!

  8. Tracy says:

    Looks like a fun show!

  9. Stacey says:

    Mr. Holmes, they were the footprints of a gigantic hound!

  10. Rebecca says:

    Looks like a fun night out at the theatre

  11. Sara says:

    This sounds fun. Loved the book!

  12. angela griffin says:

    sounds super fun

  13. mike gismondi says:

    i’d love to see this!

  14. Lucie B says:

    Love every thing to do with Sherlock, but have never seen a stage adaptation.

  15. tania says:

    Looks like a fun show!

  16. katie borrett says:

    yes! would love this!

  17. Kelly says:

    Hope to win!

  18. Annie says:

    I love sherlock holmes! Have read the book and watch the movies! This would be one great production to go to!!!

  19. Krissy says:

    Holmes is the best!

  20. Naomi L says:

    I LOVED this particular Sherlock story. I would love to win tickets!

  21. Honeyman says:

    Aw yeah. Sounds awesome.

  22. Ashley says:

    My favorite story of the Sherlock Holmes books!

  23. Sam says:

    Sherlock and Watson are the best, would love to see this take on it.

  24. Teresa K says:

    I’d love to win.

  25. Steve v. says:

    The game is afoot!

  26. Laura says:

    We really enjoy seeing shows at Granville Island!

  27. It be awesome to see beautiful icebergs before they are gone from this world

  28. Andy C. says:

    Sherlock Holmes has always been a mystery to me.

  29. Gina anderson says:

    I’ve never seen Sherlock Holmes performed live – would love the opportunity. Great Job, again Miss.604 – you keep us informed and up to date!

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