A West End staple for 65 years, The Mousetrap is the longest consistently running play in British theatre history.

The Mousetrap is famous around the world for being the longest running show of any kind in the history of British 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.

In her own inimitable style, Dame Agatha Christie has created an atmosphere of shuddering suspense and a brilliantly intricate plot where murder lurks around every corner.

 

The Mousetrap News

The West End's longest running show, The Mousetrap, has just announced its cast for its 66th consecutive year on the London stage.

The world's longest-running play in history, which first opened on London's West End in 1952 and has enjoyed a remarkably long run ever since, has just appointed its first new producer since 1994.

Agatha Christie’s beloved murder mystery The Mousetrap will begin the final leg of its record-breaking, and first ever, UK tour at Glasgow Theatre Royal on 12th September. The tour will then visit Swindon, Cardiff, Wakefield, Perth, Ayr, Edinburgh, Guildford, Birmingham, Tunbridge Wells, Isle of Wight, Derry, Oxford, Carlisle and Aberystwyth.

London Theatre News

Six, a musical based on King Henry VIII's six wives, has just announced its new cast members for its return to the London stage in August.

Award-winning musical Come From Away soon to 'come to nearby' as it makes its way to London's West End this winter. The show originated as a workshop in Canada before seeing its first major production in Seattle in 2015, followed by a Toronto premiere in 2016 and a Broadway production last year.

You ain't never had a Genie like 'he'! It has just been announced that current West End Genie Trevor Dion Nicholas will be doing the ol' switcheroo this summer, swapping places with Michael James Scott, who has currently been playing the Genie for the US tour of Aladdin.