“The cleverest murder mystery of British Theatre” The Telegraph
Discover why Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap has kept people guessing for so long, becoming the longest running show of any kind in the history of theatre.
The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow 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.
Experience shuddering suspense and a brilliantly intricate plot where murder lurks around every corner.
“A truly entertaining classic thriller” The Sunday Times
“Deservedly a classic among murder thrillers” The Observer
“One of the most skllfully written murder mysteries ever produced.” New York Times
“A celebration of story-telling.” The Arts Desk
“The cleverest murder mystery of the British theatre. I think ‘The Mousetrap’ could run forever.” Daily Telegraph
“What a wily mistress of criminal ceremonies Agatha Christie is. She is like a perfect hostess serving hemlock at a dinner party.” Evening Standard, 1953