The Mousetrap

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1959

The cast of The Mousetrap, armed with various props, give a special performance at Wormwood Scrubs Prison on Sunday the 15th of March. During the performance two prisoners escaped.

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1958

A major record was achieved by The Mousetrap on 12th April 1958 when it played its 2,239th performance thereby becoming the longest-ever run in London. On the Sunday evening, 13th April, Peter Saunders gave a party to celebrate at the…

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1957

13 September marks the 1,998th performance of The Mousetrap, making it the longest running straight play in the history of British Theatre.

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1956

To honour Agatha Christie’s many literary works, she was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 1956 New Year Honours.

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