Mousetrap, The

Mousetrap, The

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.
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.