Theatre: Legendary whodunnit THE MOUSETRAP returns home to Theatre Royal Nottm starring Gwyneth Strong 17-22 June

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  • AGATHA CHRISTIE’S RECORD-BREAKING MURDER MYSTERY THE MOUSETRAP ANNOUNCES MAJOR NATIONAL TOUR FOR 2019 FEATURING ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES STAR GWYNETH STRONG AS MRS BOYLE

 

  • THE LEGENDARY WHODUNNIT IS CURRENTLY ON AN EXTENSIVE TOUR OF THE UK WHILE CONTINUING ITS RECORD-BREAKING RUN IN THE WEST END

 

  • THE PRODUCTION COMES HOME TO THE VENUE WHERE IT PREMIERED IN OCTOBER 1952

 

  • GWYNETH STRONG WILL PERFORM FOR 24 WEEKS THROUGH TO AND INCLUDING NOTTINGHAM 17-22 JUNE 2019.

 

 

The Mousetrap, the legendary whodunnit from Queen of Crime, Dame Agatha Christie, is currently on a major national tour starring Gwyneth Strong (Only Fools and Horses) as Mrs Boyle, directed by Gareth Armstrong.

This unstoppable West End hit has been delighting theatregoers for 67 years with its macabre murder mystery. Following a record-breaking 60thanniversary debut tour in 2012, this timeless thriller The Mousetrap returns by popular demand, enjoying an extensive new tour that is currently travelling the length and breadth of the country giving audiences all across the UK the opportunity to discover theatre’s best-kept secret.

The Mousetrap will visit the Theatre Royal Nottingham from Monday 17 to Saturday 22 June 2019.

First seen at the Theatre Royal Nottingham in October 1952, starring Richard Attenborough and his wife Sheila Sim, The Mousetrap went on to become the world’s longest running stage production following its West End transfer to The Ambassadors in 1952 and St Martin’s in 1973.  The Mousetrap continues its open-ended run at St. Martin’s Theatre, London, continuing a record-breaking run with over 27,500 performances so far. The beloved murder mystery returns to the road following the success of the first ever UK tour in 2012.

Gwyneth Strong will perform as Mrs Boyle for 24 weeks including Nottingham’s dates. The cast also includes David Alcock (Mr Paravacini), Geoff Arnold (Detective Sgt. Trotter), Nick Biadon (Giles Ralston), Lewis Chandler (Christopher Wren), John Griffiths (Major Metcalf), Harriett Hare (Mollie Ralston) and Saskia Vaigncourt-Strallen (Miss Caswell).

Gwyneth Strong is best known for her role in the BBC sitcom Only Fools and Horses in which she starred in the role of Cassandra. The role gained Gwyneth mainstream recognition and she appeared in the hit comedy show as well as several Christmas specials between 1989 and 2003. More recently, she joined the cast of EastEnders in the role of Geraldine Clough. Other television credits include The Great Train Robbery, Silent Witness, Casualty, Doctors and Murder in Suburbia. Gwyneth appeared in the UK tour of Our House, in which she played Kath Casey. Her stage credits also include Stand (Oxford Playhouse/Battersea Arts) Monkey Bars (Unicorn Theatre), A Round-Heeled Woman (Aldwych), When You Cure Me (Bush Theatre), Ancient Lights (Hampstead Theatre) and Care (Royal Court).

LOCAL LISTINGS INFORMATION:

THE MOUSETRAP

Theatre Royal Nottingham

Monday 17 – Saturday 22 June 2019

Mon-Sat 7.30pm, Wed matinee 2pm, Sat matinee 2.30pm

£15 – £35.50 plus discounts for Royal Members*, Under 16s, 16 – 25 year olds, and Groups www.trch.co.uk 0115 989 5555

*Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall Nottingham Royal Membership Scheme offering ticket discounts, exclusive pre-sales, meet the cast nights and more www.trch.co.uk/membership

 

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