Agatha Christie’s ‘The Mousetrap’, the world’s longest running stage production is celebrating it’s 60th birthday and coming to the Grand Opera House from next Monday for it’s first ever tour. From the 1st-6th October the Guinness world record breaking production is all set to finally reveal it’s mystery ending to a local audience.
The murder mystery is set in a country house cut off by snow, where a group of people discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last moment, the identity and the motive are finally revealed. In true Agatha Christie style, she has created an atmosphere of shuddering suspense and murder lurks around every corner.
Touring cast for this first ever tour will include: Steven France (Eastenders, The Bill) as Christopher Wren, Thomas Howes (Downton Abbey, The History Boys (National Theatre UK Tour) as Sgt Trotter, Karl Howman (Brush Strokes) as Mr Paravicini, Bruno Langley (Coronation Street, Doctor Who) as Giles Ralston, Graham Seed (Yes, Prime Minister UK Tour, BBC Radio 4’s The Archers) as Major Metcalf and Jemma Walker (Family Affairs, Eastenders) as Mollie Ralston. Jan Waters will reprise her west end role as Mrs Boyle and Clare Wilkie (Eastenders) will play Miss Casewell.
Tickets for The Mousetrap begin at £15 and can be purchased in person at the Box Office located in the theatre foyer or by calling on 9024 1919.