Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Sherlock Holmes

Murder in the Garden

performed around the streets and closes of Edinburgh

 

The End

A scene from Frantic Redhead Productions' play 'Murder in the Gardens' - Edinburgh Fringe Festival, August 2007

 Peter Stubbs  -   please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                                             Photographed August 9, 2007

 

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  A scene from Frantic Redhead Productions' play 'Murder in the Gardens' - Edinburgh Fringe Festival, August 2007

 

Murder in the Garden

The Scene

The performance ends in James' Court after Sherlock Holmes has revealed the identity of the killer and the reason for the murder has been explained.

The whole cast appears in this photograph.  They are (left to right):

-  The Elder McCarthy

-  Mrs MacTavish

-  Elsie McPherson

-  A Young Lassie
-  Alice Turner

-  Dr John Watson

-  Sherlock Holmes

-  James McCarthy

-  Inspector LeStrade

-  Policeman Struthers

-  Mrs Turner

The Performers

Frantic Redhead Productions performed two "walking plays" during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 2007.  For these plays, the audience followed the cast around the streets and closes of Edinburgh.  The plays were:

- Macbeth, (The Scottish Play) has been performed here  for many years.

- Sherlock Holmes Murder in the Gardens is a world premier in 2007.

I felt that Edinburgh made an ideal backdrop to productions such as these.

Frantic Redhead's Producer, Ginger Perkins of Los Angeles, has been presenting theatre, music, dance and art at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the past twenty-five years.   However, 2007 is to be her final year in this role.

  

Edinburgh in August

Sherlock Holmes and Macbeth

  

 

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