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A Programme for 'The Mousetrap' at the Ambassadors Theatre in 1952

The New Ambassadors Theatre in 2006, also showing part of St.Martin's Theatre, where 'The Mousetrap' is now playing, to the right of frame. Photo M.L.The world's longest running play 'The Mousetrap' by Agatha Christie, started its run at the Ambassadors Theatre on the 25 November 1952, with Richard Attenborough and his wife Sheila Sim.

Right - The New Ambassadors Theatre in 2006, also showing part of the St.Martin's Theatre, where 'The Mousetrap' is now playing, to the right of frame. Photo M.L.

The production later moved to the St. Martin's Theatre next door in 1974 where it is still going strong today.

For more information and a detailed history of the two West End Theatres where 'The Mousetrap' has played click following Links: The Ambassadors Theatre - The St. Martin's Theatre.

Programme for 'The Mousetrap' at the Ambassadors Theatre with Richard Attenborough still in the cast

Programme for 'The Mousetrap' at the Ambassadors Theatre with Richard Attenborough still in the cast

Programme for 'The Mousetrap' at the Ambassadors Theatre with Richard Attenborough still in the cast

Programme for 'The Mousetrap' at the Ambassadors Theatre with Richard Attenborough still in the cast

Programme for 'The Mousetrap' at the Ambassadors Theatre with Richard Attenborough still in the cast

Programme for 'The Mousetrap' at the Ambassadors Theatre with Richard Attenborough still in the cast

Programme for 'The Mousetrap' at the Ambassadors Theatre with Richard Attenborough still in the cast

Slip in the Programme stating that the part of "Mrs. Boyle" normally played by Miss Mignon O'Doherty will, at this performance, be played by Miss Madoline Thomas.

Above - A Slip in the Programme stating that the part of "Mrs. Boyle" normally played by Miss Mignon O'Doherty will, at this performance, be played by Miss Madoline Thomas.

The St. Martin's Theatre during the 54th year of 'The Mousetrap' - Photo M.L. 06.

Above - The St. Martin's Theatre during the 54th year of 'The Mousetrap' - Photo M.L. 06.

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