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

Agatha Christie’s bestselling novel comes to life in Ken Ludwig’s stage adaptation of Murder on the Orient Express at Hartford Stage in the USA.

The Mousetrap

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The Mousetrap

The world’s longest running play, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, has been thrilling audiences for over 60 years. Now in its 65th year of a record breaking run, The Mousetrap has become one of London’s most important institutions 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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A Brief History of Agatha Christie and Stage

An introduction to the most successful female playwright of all time.

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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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