01 Dec '12, 9am

The Mousetrap ensnares tourists

The Mousetrap ensnares tourists

The definition of a Londoner, it could be said, is someone who hasn’t seen The Mousetrap, the world’s longest running stage play, having played over 25,000 performances since opening in November 1952 over six months before the Queen’s Coronation. It was first written by Agatha Christie as a short unpublished story and adapted as a radio play entitled Three Blind Mice and broadcast by the BBC on 30th May 1947. A gatha Christie rewrote the whodunit for the stage and The Mousetrap was first seen exactly 60 years ago this week, opening at The Ambassadors Theatre on 25th November 1952 before transferring to its present location, the beautiful St. Martin’s Theatre next door 22 years later. The play entered the record books on 12th April 1958 becoming the longest running show in the history of the British theatre (shows didn’t have the longevity they do today). The first leading ...

Full article: http://www.cabbieblog.com/blog/2012/11/30/the-mousetrap-e...

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