The world's longest running play comes to Kāpiti this July!
Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap is a murder mystery which opened in London's West End in 1952 and ran continuously, with over 27,500 performances, until March 2020 when performances had to be discontinued due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Mousetrap takes place in a newly established bed and breakfast, Monkswell Manor, outside London during a blizzard. There has been a murder nearby and the murderer is still free to carry out their further plans.
As the guests arrive, everyone fits the murderer's description and has a secret. The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house, cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. 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.
Which one is the murderer? Who will be their next victim? Can you solve this world-famous mystery for yourself?