Agatha Christie: The Mousetrap

If you knew the secret to a 61-year old murder mystery, could you keep it to yourself?
Find out when the world’s longest-running play finally comes to Christchurch

The longest-running play, ever.  The 25,000th performance took place on 18 November 2012.

Given that Agatha Christie decreed that only two productions can be held at the same time anywhere in the world (one in the West End of London), Repertory is especially excited to announce that in April 2013 our production will be staged in Christchurch at St Michael and All Angels Church.

Be part of this event.  We want you there!

Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap 12 to 20 April 2013. St Michael and All Angels church.

Setting: Monkswell Manor – around an hour’s drive of London.
This is THE archetypal English country house murder.
Cheesed off? You will be if you miss out, so book early!


The Mousetrap” is Hamlet’s answer to Claudius’s inquiry about the name of the play whose prologue and first scene the court has just observed

No film adaptation can be produced until the West End production has been closed for at least six months

By tradition, at the end of each performance, audiences are asked not to reveal the identity of the killer to anyone outside the theatre, to ensure that the end of the play is not spoiled for future audiences


Mollie Ralston
Giles Ralston
Christopher Wren
Mrs Boyle
Major Metcalf
Miss Casewell
Mr Paravicini
Detective Sargeant Trotter
Voice on the Radio (recording)

Production team

Sam Fisher