Press release – Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Legendary West End show The Mousetrap to visit Scunthorpe next month
Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap will continue its record-breaking UK tour with a six-night run at The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe next month.
The beloved murder mystery, celebrating its 60th anniversary, will begin the leg of its 2015 tour at His Majesty’s Theatre in Aberdeen on 28 April and visit over 25 venues across the country. It will take to The Baths Hall stage from 15 to 20 June.
The Mousetrap is the story of when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. One by one the characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last moment the identity and motive are revealed.
The cast for the 2015 tour visiting The Baths Hall includes Hester Arden (Macbeth, Orange Tree Theatre) as Miss Casewell, Edward Elgood as Christopher Wren, Mark Homer (Eastenders’ Tony Hill) as Giles Ralston, Esther McAuley as Mollie Ralston and Jonathan Sidgwick (Hollyoaks; Coronation Street) as Mr Paravicini. William Ilkley joins from the West End production of The Mousetrap as Major Metcalf alongside Luke Jenkins and Anne Kavanagh who will reprise their roles from the 2014 tour as Sgt Trotter and Mrs Boyle respectively.
The production, which originally opened in 1952 starring the late Richard Attenborough and his wife Sheila Sim, will visit: Aberdeen, Sunderland, Mold, Dundee, Preston, Newark, Eastbourne, Scunthorpe, Lowestoft, Wolverhampton, Sheffield, Weston-Super-Mare, Swansea, Bradford, Bournemouth, Oxford, Truro, Canterbury, Northampton, Durham, Gravesend, Dorking, Horsham, St Albans, Colchester, Hamilton, Buxton and Coventry. The 2015 leg of the tour started on April 28 and will run till 14 November.
Tickets are priced £24.50 for the evening shows and £21.50 for the matinee (booking fee may apply, see website for details).
For more information about the six-night run, or to book tickets, please visit http://www.bathshall.co.uk or call the Box Office on 0844 854 2776.