Suspect everyone! – The Mousetrap is back


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Pieter Toerien presents Agatha Christie’s best-loved murder whodunit – The Mousetrap, the longest running play in the history of London’s West End.

Suspect everyone! - The Mousetrap is back
Suspect everyone! – The Mousetrap is back

The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a guest house, Monkswell Manor, are cut off by snow and discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst.

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Who can it be?

One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed.

Interesting Facts:

  • Agatha Christies’ books have sold billions of copies around the world – more than any other author, after The Bible.
  • The Mousetrap is the longest-running play in the history of London’s West End. In 2019 the production headed into its 68th year at the St. Martin’s Theatre. Since 6 October 1952 the play has reached well over 27,000 performances.
  • Patrons attending the S. Martin’s production are asked to tip their cab driver on arrival – a bad tip usually means that the cabby will shout the murderer’s name and speed off.


Starring West End star Mark Wynter, with Malcolm Terrey, Michele Maxwell, Melissa Haiden, Shannyn Fourie, Aiden Scott, Mark Sykes and Matthew Lotter.

Pieter Toerien’s new staging is directed by Jonathan Tafler, who himself an actor (Carry On Columbus, Yentl) has played the role of Mr Paravicini in the St Martin’s production of The Mousetrap on the West End.

Melissa Haiden as Mollie Ralston
Mark Sykes as Giles Ralston
Matthew Lotter as Christopher Wren
Michele Maxwell as Mrs. Boyle
Malcolm Terrey as Major Metcalf
Shannyn Fourie as Miss Casewell
Mark Wynter as Mr Paravicini
Aiden Scott as Detective Sergeant Trotter

SUSPECT EVERYONE … Book your seats today!

Pieter Toerien’s Montecasino Theatre
24 January – 3 March
Performances: Wed – Friday at 20:00, Saturday at 16:00 and 20:00, Sunday at 15:00. Tickets: R100, R150, R200, R240
Computicket or Theatre Box Office 011 511 1818

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