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60th anniversary of world's longest-running play The Mousetrap: Queen's University expert


Queen’s University drama professor Tim Fort can comment on the 60th anniversary of the world’s longest running play – Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap.

Professor Fort can comment on what makes the play (which debuted in London, England on Nov. 25, 1952 and has continued for more than 24,000 consecutive performances) so special and why it has lasted for six decades.

“The characters in The Mousetrap are so much fun that I think people actually forget who was the murderer,” says Professor Fort, who has directed various productions of The Mousetrap (including the long-running production in Toronto) and has acted in the play as well.

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