20 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. Written by Agatha Christie as a radio play entitled Three Blind Mice and broadcast in 1947, she 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. T he 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 roles were played by Sir Richard Attenborough and Sheila Sim and over time 382 actors ...

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Travel Trend: Tibet Receives Record Number of Tourists in 2012: The total number of tourists visiting Tibet in 2...

Travel Trend: Tibet Receives Record Number of T...

luxurytravelmagazine.com 21 Dec '12, 2pm

The total number of tourists visiting Tibet in 2012 (through November 30, 2012) has surpassed 10 million for the first tim...