The Mousetrap

written in 1952
Samuel French, London, 1954

see also "Three Blind Mice and Other Stories"

Presented by Peter Saunders at the Ambassador Theatre, London, on 25th November 1952, with the following cast of characters: (in the order of their appearance)

MOLLIE RALSTONSheila Sim
GILES RALSTONJohn Paul
CHRISTOPHER WRENAllan McClelland
MRS BOYLEMignon O'Doherly
MAJOR METCALFAubrey Dexter
MISS CASEWELLJessica Spencer
MR PARAVICINIMartin Miller
DETECTIVE SERGEANT TROTTERRichard Attenborough

The play produced by Peter Cotes
Decor by Roger Furse

SYNOPSIS OF SCENES

ACT I
SCENE 1 The Great Hall at Monkswell Manor. Late afternoon
SCENE 2 The same. The following day after lunch
ACT II
The same. Ten minutes later

Time: the present

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