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Mousetrap casting is confirmed
AGATHA Christie’s The Mousetrap is the world’s longest running stage production, first being performed 60 years ago.
The first touring production of the recordbreaking murder-mystery play opened in September 2012 and continues into 2014, when it will be coming to Salisbury Playhouse.
The cast for the 2014 opening leg of the tour includes Michael Fenner (Doctors, Footballers’ Wives) reprising his role as Mr Paravicini from London’s West End alongside Joanna Croll (Sirens, Doctors) as Mollie Ralston, Ellie Jacob (DCI Banks, Misfits) as Miss Casewell and Christopher Gilling (ITV’s Law and Order, BBC1’s Silk) as Major Metcalf.
Also in the cast will be Anne Kavanagh (Chichester Festival Theatre’s Goodnight Mr Tom, August: Osage County at the National Theatre) as Mrs Boyle, Henry Luxemburg (Hollyoaks, Hotel Babylon) as Giles Ralston, Ryan Saunders (Sweet Bird of Youth at the Old Vic, The History Boys UK tour) as Christopher Wren and Jonathan Woolf (Travelling Light at the National Theatre) as Sgt Trotter.
Mousetrap Productions has licensed 60 productions of The Mousetrap worldwide to mark the 60th year.
During this period the world’s longest running show will be seen in every continent, with professional productions scheduled for Australia, China, Korea, Turkey, South Africa, Russia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Poland, Spain, Scandinavia, Venezuela, and across the United States and Canada.
* The Mousetrap runs at Salisbury Playhouse from Monday, January 28 to Saturday, February 1. Contact the box office on 01722 320333 or go to salisburyplayhouse.com.
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