"the tedium of being in The Mousetrap"
Agatha Christie
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 The Mousetrap is a murder mystery play written by the renowned crime writer Agatha Christie, and is the longest-running play in the history of the theatre.

It opened in London's West End in November 1952, and is still performed nightly (excluding Sundays) at St Martin's Theatre near Charing Cross Road.


St Martin's Theatre, London in 2010
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeSt Martin's Theatre, London in 2010 - Credit: Ewan Munro