18th Feb 2024

The Mousetrap is 70. The 70th Anniversary tour of The Mousetrap, the longest running play in the world, continues to enthrall audiences throughout the UK and Ireland.

Book your Wyvern tickets here: https://trafalgartickets.com/wyvern-theatre-swindon/en-GB/event/play/the-mousetrap-ticketsit’s running there from Monday 18th March to Saturday 23 March.

The mousetrap is 70

From 30 January 2024, the cast of the iconic murder-mystery on tour will include Todd Carty (EastEnders, Grange Hill, Dancing on Ice) who continues to play Major Metcalf. And Gwyneth Strong (known for playing Cassandra in Only Fools and Horses) as Mrs. Boyle.

The Mousetrap is 70

Joining them are:

  • Neerja Naik as Mollie Ralston
  • Barnaby Jago as Giles Ralston
  • Shaun McCourt as Christopher Wren
  • Amy Spinks as Miss Casewell
  • Steven Elliot as Mr. Paravicini
  • and Michael Ayiotis as Detective Sgt. Trotter

The queen of crime

Genre-defining murder mystery The Mousetrap, written by Agatha Christie, the world’s best-selling novelist of all time, premiered at Theatre Royal Nottingham in 1952. It toured the UK before opening in the West End. There it continues its record-breaking engagement at the St Martin’s Theatre, 70 years on. The iconic thriller’s 70th Anniversary tour also opened in Nottingham in September 2022. It continues to travel throughout the UK and Ireland. It’s marking its milestone anniversary by visiting over 70 theatres, including all cities to which it first played seventy years ago.

A full tour schedule, further information, theatre listings and ticket purchase through the website MousetrapOnTour.co.uk

As news spreads of a murder in London, a group of seven strangers find themselves snowed in at Monkswell Manor, a remote countryside guesthouse. When a police sergeant arrives, the guests discover – to their horror – that a killer is in their midst. One by one, the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts. Which one is the murderer? Who will be their next victim?

The Mousetrap is produced by Adam Spiegel with Direction by Ian Talbot OBE and Denise Silvey.

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