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London play by Agatha Christie, running since 1952. [Br. Lit.: McWhirter, 228]
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If you build a better mousetrap, the
world will beat a path to your door.
It all began with The Mousetrap, the
long-running play in the West End.
The Mousetrap, the
world's longest-running play whose London staging night after night has become the stuff of legends, famously has a twist at its end that audiences are politely requested not to reveal so that future theatre-goers can also enjoy the surprise.