The Mousetrap

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The Mousetrap is a murder mystery play by Agatha Christie [1] (1890-1976). The play openend in the West End of London in 1952.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

1954: Presented by the Brian Brooke Company at the Hofmeyr Theatre starring English actor Emrys Jones [2] (1915-1972), Ken Marshall and Petrina Fry, 1954.

1962: Performed by Johannesburg Repertory Society

2002-2003: Presented by Pieter Toerien at Montecasino Theatre

2011: Staged at the Theatre on the Bay December 2011 to 14 January 2012, directed by Alan Swerdlow starring Ashley Dowds, Mark Rayment, Robert Fridjhon, Clyde Berning, Bronwyn Leigh, Sarah Richard, Matthew Lotter and Clare Marshall.


Wikipedia [3]

Brooke 1978. 245.

Tucker, 1997. 163.

Cape Times 29 Dec 2011.

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