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The Mousetrap – Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Writer: Agatha Christie Director: Ian Watt-Smith Reviewer: Scott Stait   The notoriety of Agatha Christie is a curious thing. By the time of her death in the mid 70s, the sales of her books worldwide were exceeded only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Her writing style so recognizable, her characters so well crafted and her stories leaving readers and audiences ...

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The Mousetrap – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Writer: Agatha Christie Director: Ian Watt-Smith Reviewer: Dominic Corr With over 60 years of mystery and well over 25,000 performances Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap lives on firmly at King’s Theatre Edinburgh. As the classic whodunit of the theatre The Mousetrap has kept the identity of its murderer secret in the longest running production of modern times. This anniversary tour brings ...

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The Mousetrap – Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Writer: Agatha Christie Director: Ian Watt-Smith Reviewer: Jo Payne Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap is simply the biggest, longest running; most performed play and has amassed the greatest total audience over the years. It is also the best-kept secret in show-business so it is possible, as a newcomer, to walk into the performance not knowing what to expect except that, at ...

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The Mousetrap – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Agatha Christie Director: Ian Watt-Smith Reviewer: Malcolm Wallace [rating:3] The Mousetrap is a play that needs little introduction. Agatha Christie’s most famous whodunit continues to run in London’s West end 62 year after its premiere and can now be found travelling through every nook and cranny of the UK as part of its 60th anniversary celebratory tour. Billing as ...

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The Mousetrap: Diamond Anniversary Tour – Pavilion Theatre, Rhyl

Writer: Agatha Christie Director: Ian Watt-Smith Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:3.5] Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap has been puzzling theatre goers and wannabe sleuths for just over 61 years, and with a continuous run of over 25,0000 performances has now firmly cemented itself ahead of its closest rival (Les Miserables) and to celebrate its Diamond Anniversary the production has embarked on its ...

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The Mousetrap – Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Writer: Agatha Christie Director: Ian Watt-Smith Reviewer: Fran Beaton [rating:3.5] The Mousetrap is a British institution. Part of our theatrical scene for sixty years now, Agatha Christie’s most famous murder mystery is celebrating its sixtieth year on stage with a regional tour. Everyone should see The Mousetrap. It might not be the most compelling of scripts, the most intelligent of ...

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Cabaret – The Lowry, Salford

Director: Rufus Norris Book: Joe Masteroff Music: John Kander Lyrics: Fred Ebb Reviewer: Helen Jones [rating:4] Kander and Ebb’s tale of the hedonistic pre-second world war Berlin is known by many people simply for the iconic version of the title song by Liza Minelli. Thankfully there is far more to the musical than that and this production by Bill Kenwright ...

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