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The Mousetrap – Derby Theatre

2016 Touring company of The Mousetrap

Writer: Agatha Christie Director: Ian Watt-Smith Reviewer: James Garrington How can anyone explain the enduring popularity of The Mousetrap? It opened in London in November 1952 and in April 1958 became the longest-running London production ever. More than 60 years and 26,000 performances after its opening night it is still going strong and is almost as much of a tourist ...

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The Mousetrap – Liverpool Empire

2016 Touring company of The Mousetrap

Writer: Agatha Christie Director: Ian Watt-Smith Reviewer: Vicki Goodwin Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap needs very little in the way of introduction. Written more than sixty years ago it holds the honour of being the longest running play in the world and has its resident home in London’s West End. After last nights production, it's easy to understand why the crime ...

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The Mousetrap – The Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Writer: Agatha Christie Director: Ian Watt-Smith Reviewer: Natasha Hegarty   In it’s 63rd year and the longest running play in history, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap is a sort of British tradition. When a group of strangers meet for the first time on the opening night at Monkswell Manor, a new hotel run by Molly and Giles Ralston, none of whom ...

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The Mousetrap – The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

  Writer: Agatha Christie Director: Ian Watt-Smith Reviewer: Dan English   It's classic murder mystery as Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap reaches Canterbury's Marlowe Theatre as part of its UK tour. There's plenty of twists and turns in this long-running play, which is both touring and based permanently in London's West End, as a newly opened guest house plays host to ...

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The Mousetrap – Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Writer: Agatha Christie Director: Ian Watt-Smith Reviewer: Jess Rowe There is no doubt why this timeless classic is known as London’s longest running production, after 63 years not only astounding avid West End theatregoersbut now greeting regional audiences as well. Set in Monkswell Manor, the country house owners and their guests gather, only to be cut off from the rest ...

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The Mousetrap – Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton

Writer: Agatha Christie Director: Ian Watt-Smith Reviewer: Matthew Bagnall Arguably theatre’s most popular and recognised Whodunnit has arrived in Wolverhampton, leaving locals guessing and placing their bets as to who is the mystery killer! Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap is currently on a UK National Tour after celebrating sixty years as the longest running play in the West End. Set in ...

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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 – Milton Keynes Theatre

Writer: Agatha Christie Director: Ian Watt Smith Reviewer: Jennie Philpot Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap is known the world over. From a play studied in many a school classroom to becoming the world’s longest running stage production; since 1952 this classic ‘whodunit’ has perplexed many a would-be detective! When Mollie Ralston (played wonderfully by Helen Clapp) and her husband decide to ...

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