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The Mousetrap: 70th Anniversary Tour Visits The Floral Pavilion In The Liverpool City Region

Agatha Christie's World-Famous The MouseTrap Visits The Floral Pavilion In New Brighton As Part Of Its 70th Anniversary Tour, Bringing The Acclaimed Play To A Beloved Liverpool City Region Theatre

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The 70th Anniversary tour of The Mousetrap, the longest running play in the world, continues to enthrall audiences throughout the UK and Ireland and will be stopping throughout this week at The Floral Pavilion in the Liverpool Borough of Wirral.


Genre-defining murder mystery The Mousetrap, written by Agatha Christie, the world’s best-selling novelist of all time, premiered at Theatre Royal Nottingham in 1952 and toured the UK before opening in the West End where it continues its record-breaking engagement at the St Martin’s Theatre, 70 years on.


The iconic thriller’s 70th Anniversary Tour also opened in Nottingham in September 2022, and continues to travel throughout the UK and Ireland, marking its milestone anniversary by visiting over 70 theatres, including all cities to which it originally played 70 years ago, plus many more.


For a full tour schedule, further information, theatre listings and to purchase tickets, you can do so via the Floral Pavilion's website or Box Office on 0151 666 0000, as well as through The Mousetrap Tour website.

Synopsis: What's The Mousetrap About?

As news spreads of a murder in London, a group of seven strangers find themselves snowed in at Monkswell Manor, a remote countryside guesthouse. When a police sergeant arrives, the guests discover – to their horror – that a killer is in their midst. One by one, the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts. Which one is the murderer? Who will be their next victim?


The Cast: Who Is Starring In The Mousetrap's 70th Anniversary Tour

The cast of the iconic murder-mystery on tour includes Todd Carty (EastEnders, Grange Hill, Dancing on Ice) as Major Metcalf and Catherine Shipton (known for playing Lisa ‘Duffy’ Duffin in BBC drama Casualty) as Mrs. Boyle.


They will be joined by Rachel Dawson (The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe at the Gillian Lynn Theatre) as Mollie Ralston, Michael Lyle (Amedeus at National Theatre and RSC’s A Christmas Carol) as Giles Ralston, Shaun McCourt (The Railyway Children at Kings Cross Theatre and War Horse at the National Theatre), as Christopher Wren, Leigh Lothian (Lovely Bonesat Birmingham Rep and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical at Aldwych Theatre and on tour) as Miss Casewell, Steven Elliot (The Ladykillers UK tour and Associate Artist of Theatre Clwyd) as Mr. Paravicini, and Garyn Williams (The Corn is Green at the National Theatre) as Detective Sgt. Trotter.


The Mousetrap is produced by Adam Spiegel with Direction by Ian Talbot OBE and Denise Silvey.


Who Are The Characters in The Mousetrap?

  • Mollie Ralston – A newlywed who has recently taken over the running of Monkswell Manor and turned it into a Guest House along with her husband, Giles.

  • Giles Ralston – Husband of Mollie who runs Monkswell Manor Guest House with his wife.

  • Christopher Wren – A hyperactive and peculiar young man who befriends Mollie but seems to have something to hide.

  • Mrs Boyle – A curmudgeonly retiree with exceedingly high standards.

  • Major Metcalf – A seemingly affable Major, recently retired from the army.

  • Miss Casewell – A confident and reserved young woman with business to attend to.

  • Mr Paravicini –The unexpected guest who arrives at Monkswell Manor due to the severity of the storm.

  • Detective Sergeant Trotter – The young detective who must discover the identity of the murderer

For a full tour schedule, further information, theatre listings and to purchase tickets, you can do so via the Floral Pavilion's website or Box Office on 0151 666 0000, as well as through The Mousetrap Tour website.

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