The Mousetrap extends to January 2018
Agatha Christie's long running murder mystery The Mousetrap extends booking to January 2018 in the West End.
Agatha Christie's long running thriller The Mousetrap has extended its booking period and is now selling tickets through to 6 January 2018, at the St Martin's Theatre.
The production is the longest running show in the West End, and is currently in its 64th year. Over ten million people have seen the production since it opened on 25th Nov 1952 with Richard Attenborough and Sheila Simms in the leading roles. Since then, over 382 actors and actresses have appeared in the play, which has been presented in 44 countries and translated into 24 different languages.
Currently directed by Ian Talbot, the plot of The Mousetrap is one of the West End's best-kept secrets, and audiences are requested to keep the identity of the killer locked in their hearts.
"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."
Originally written as a radio play, the world's longest running play has chalked up over 25,000 performances.
The cast currently features Emma Deegan (Mollie Ralston), Rob Heanley (Giles Ralston), Timothy O’Hara (Christopher Wren), Eunice Roberts (Mrs Boyle), Laurence Kennedy (Major Metcalf), Jocasta King (Miss Casewell), Philip Cox (Mr Paravicini) and Eddie Eyre (Detective-Sergeant Trotter).
Tickets for the new booking period are now on sale.