In this affectionate spoof of the exploits of Sherlock Holmes, the Tony award winning author of Da
farcically piles complications on hilarious exaggerations to steep his tale in comic enjoyment. The renowned detective and his ever present cohort Dr. Watson are enlisted to prove the innocence of a young man accused of murder on the Waterloo Bridge. The trail of clues and red herrings leads the trusty sleuths to none other than Holmes' arch rival, Professor James Moriarty.
"If the playwright bearing send ups has the talent to surprise, as Hugh Leonard does, a comedy thriller' can live up to its billing, as The Mask of Moriarty does... Capital fun." " - The New York Times