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The Mousetrap announces major UK Tour for 2019

Gwyneth Strong as Mrs Boyle in The Mousetrap 2019 UK Tour
Gwyneth Strong as Mrs Boyle in The Mousetrap 2019 UK Tour

The Mousetrap, the legendary whodunnit from Queen of Crime, Dame Agatha Christie, today announces a major national tour opening in January 2019 starring Gwyneth Strong (Only Fools and Horses) as Mrs Boyle, directed by Gareth Armstrong.

Who is in The Mousetrap Tour Cast?

The Mousetrap Tour cast includes Gwyneth Strong as Mrs Boyle, David Alcock as Mr Paravicini, Geof Arnold as Sgt Trotter, Nick Biadon as Giles Ralston, Lewis Chandler as Christopher Wren, John Griffiths as Major Metcalf, Harriett Hare as Mollie Ralston, Saskia Vaigncourt-Strallen as Miss Casewell, Robert Hamilton as Understudy Sgt Trotter/Christopher Wren, Edith Kirkwood as Understudy Mollie/Miss Casewell, Judith Rae as Understudy Mrs Boyle and Nick Wyschna as Understudy Giles/ Major Metcalf/ Mr Paravicini.

This unstoppable West End hit has been delighting theatregoers for 67 years with its macabre murder mystery. Following a record-breaking 60th anniversary debut tour in 2012, this timeless thriller The Mousetrap returns by popular demand, opening at Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre on 29 January 2019 launching an extensive new tour that will travel the length and breadth of the country giving audiences all across the UK the opportunity to discover theatre’s best-kept secret.

  • Agatha Christie’s record-breaking murder mystery The Mousetrap, announces a major tour for 2019 – featuring Only Fools and Horses star Gwyneth Strong as Mrs Boyle
  • Opening at Guildford Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in January 2019, The legendary whodunnit is embarking on an extensive tour of the UK while continuing its record-breaking run in the West End
  • Gwyneth Strong will perform for 24 weeks through to and including Norwich, July 2019. Star casting will be announced soon for the following venues.

Following Guildford, The Mousetrap will tour to Northampton Royal & Derngate, Sheffield Lyceum, Colchester Mercury, Southport Theatre, Sunderland Empire, High Wycombe Swan, Bromley Churchill, Cheltenham Everyman, Oxford Playhouse, Crewe Lyceum, Coventry Belgrade, Crawley Hawth, Darlington Hippodrome, Exeter Northcott, Salford Lowry, York Grand Opera House, Edinburgh Playhouse, Liverpool Empire, Southend Palace, Nottingham Theatre Royal, Bristol Hippodrome, Stoke Regent, Brighton Theatre Royal, Norwich Theatre Royal, Malvern Festival, Bournemouth Pavilion, Dartford Orchard, Eastbourne Devonshire Park and Cardiff New Theatre. Further venues to be announced.

Gwyneth Strong will perform as Mrs Boyle for 24 weeks through to Norwich, with further star casting to be announced. The cast also includes David Alcock (Mr Paravacini), Geoff Arnold (Detective Sgt. Trotter), Nick Biadon (Giles Ralston), Lewis Chandler (Christopher Wren), John Griffiths (Major Metcalf), Harriett Hare (Mollie Ralston) and Saskia Vaigncourt-Strallen (Miss Caswell).

Gwyneth Strong is best known for her role in the BBC sitcom Only Fools and Horses in which she starred in the role of Cassandra. The role gained Gwyneth mainstream recognition and she appeared in the hit comedy show as well as several Christmas specials between 1989 and 2003. More recently, she joined the cast of EastEnders in the role of Geraldine Clough. Other television credits include The Great Train Robbery, Silent Witness, Casualty, Doctors and Murder in Suburbia. Gwyneth appeared in the UK tour of Our House, in which she played Kath Casey. Her stage credits also include Stand (Oxford Playhouse/Battersea Arts) Monkey Bars (Unicorn Theatre), A Round-Heeled Woman (Aldwych), When You Cure Me (Bush Theatre), Ancient Lights (Hampstead Theatre) and Care (Royal Court).

First seen in Nottingham in 1952 starring Richard Attenborough and his wife Sheila Sim, The Mousetrap went on to become the world’s longest-running stage production following its West End transfer to The Ambassadors in 1952 and St Martins in 1973 where it has played ever since, continuing a record-breaking run with over 27,500 performances in London so far. The beloved murder mystery returns to the road following the success of the first ever UK tour in 2012.

The Mousetrap continues its open-ended run at St. Martin’s Theatre, London.

Join the millions of people who have already discovered who the murderer is but will not share their secret!

St Martin’s Theatre
West Street, London, WC2H 9NZ
Evenings: Monday to Saturday 7.30pm
Matinees: Tuesday 3.00pm and Saturday 4.00pm

The Mousetrap tickets for St Martin’s Theatre, London.


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