Agatha Christie's legendary whodunit The Mousetrap is still packing them in after 60 years in the West End and celebrated 26,000 performances at the St Martins Theatre in London on 6th April, 2015. The production, which originally opened in 1952 starring the late Richard Attenborough and his wife Sheila Sim, became the world’s longest running stage production in 1958 exceeding the run of Chu-Chin-Chow after 2,239 performances.
A group of people gathered in a remote part of the countryside discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed.
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Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap is the world's longest running stage production having celebrated its 60th Birthday back in 2012. A group of people gathered together in a remote part of the countryside discover there is a murderer in their midst. The question, of course, is which one of them is the guilty party...? 'The cleverest murder mystery of British Theatre' (The Daily Telegraph) 'A truly entertaining classic thriller' (The Sunday Times) 'Deservedly a classic among murder thrillers' (The Observer).
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