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.

And Then There Were None

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And Then There Were None

Experience the best-selling crime novel of all time on the stage in this UK tour, starting September 2023. Directed by Lucy Bailey (Witness for the Prosecution),

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


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, Japan and the UK. A New UK and Ireland Tour has been announced for 2024-25.

The Mousetrap

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The Mousetrap

The world’s longest running play is still on stage in the West End. 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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Agatha Christie, Playwright

Author Peter Swanson shares his appreciation of Christie's plays

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Seven Christie Stories for the Stage

Explore Agatha Christie's work as a playwright


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: A Fact File

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

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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