Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap will carry on its record-breaking, and first ever, UK tour into 2015. The popular murder mystery will begin the 2015 leg of its tour at His Majesty’s Theatre in Aberdeen on 28th April. The show will then visit 25 venues across the UK including a September 1st to 5th return visit to The Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury where the record-breaking tour began in September 2012.
The Mousetrap first opened in 1952 starring Richard Attenborough and his wife Sheila Sim. The touring production will visit: Aberdeen, Sunderland, Dundee, Preston, Newark, Eastbourne, Scunthorpe, Lowestoft, Wolverhampton, Sheffield, Weston-Super-Mare, Swansea, Bradford, Truro, Canterbury, Northampton, Durham, Gravesend, Dorking, Horsham, St Albans, Colchester, Hamilton, Buxton and Coventry.
Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap has been the world’s longest running stage production at its London home since 1958. The 60th Anniversary – and first ever – UK tour of this beloved murder mystery has been seen by over 600,000 people across more than 600 performances and breaking box office records in many of its venues.
Mousetrap Productions has also licensed 60 productions of The Mousetrap world-wide to mark the 60th year, and many of these have also broken their records, from Cape Town to Philadelphia, Singapore to Sydney. During this period the world’s longest running show has been seen in every continent, with professional productions in Australia, China, Korea, Turkey, South Africa, Russia, Czech Republic, Hungary, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Poland, Spain, Scandinavia, Venezuela, and across the United States and Canada.
The Mousetrap continues its London run, after more than 25,000 performances, at St. Martin’s Theatre, London.
Full details of The Mousetrap on Tour http://mousetrapontour.com/
St Martin’s Theatre
West Street, London, WC2H 9NZ
Evenings: Monday to Saturday 7.30pm
Matinees: Tuesday 3.00pm and Saturday 4.00pm
Running Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Age Restrictions: Recommended for ages 12 and over