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Discover Agatha Christie's plays in the theatre

Agatha Christie is the most successful female playwright of all time, holding world records for being the only female playwright to have three of her plays running simultaneously in London’s West End, and for writing the longest running show of any kind in the world – The Mousetrap; both feats that are yet to be overtaken. In her lifetime, Christie wrote over 20 stage plays, and had a collection of her world-famous stories adapted by herself and others into plays, which to this day are performed and enjoyed by many people around the world. Discover all of Agatha Christie's plays here.

Witness for the Prosecution

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Witness for the Prosecution

Experience Agatha Christie's thrilling court room drama in the spectacular setting of County Hall in central London.

Murder on the Orient Express

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Murder on the Orient Express

Ken Ludwig's brilliant adaptation premiered in the USA in 2017, and has since been performed in Austria, China, The Czech Republic, Finland, Greece and Japan.

The Mousetrap

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The Mousetrap

The world’s longest running play is back onstage now in the West End with an all-star cast. Performances now on-sale until 30 January 2022 – book direct and book with confidence with no quibble exchanges. Find out more about the history of the play or buy tickets and see it for yourself. But remember, keep the secret!

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A Brief History of Agatha Christie and the Stage

Introducing the most successful female playwright of all time.

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Agatha Christie and Theatre: The Facts

Get the facts on Agatha Christie’s achievements as a playwright.

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Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap: The Facts

How many of these facts about the world's longest running stage production did you know?

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The Legacy of Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution

Discover the history behind Christie's great play.

Did you know?

  1. Agatha Christie is the only female playwright to have had three plays running simultaneously in London's West End.

  2. The Mousetrap is the longest running play in the world!

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