The team that’s bringing you The Mousetrap

The longest-running show of any kind in the world, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap opened at Eastbourne’s Congress Theatre on Monday night.

For its 60th birthday the production company launched a Diamond Anniversary Tour of 60 venues in 60 weeks.

The Mousetrap began life as radio play in 1952 and was adapted for stage and screen , with more than 25,000 performances by its 60th birthday.

Pictured during a break in rehearsals on Monday morning are, standing (left to right)Jon Woolf, Ryan Saunders, Chris Gilling; and seated (left to right)Ellie Jacobs, Jo Croll, Henry Luxenburg, Anne Kavanagh and Karl Howman. E37181P

The Mousetrap continues until Saturday, evenings 7.45pm plus 2.30pm matinees Thursday and Saturday.