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The Longest-Running Theatrical Show In The World

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The murder mystery "The Mousetrap", originally called "Three Blind Mice", was written by Agatha Christie in 1947 as a 30-minute radio play to celebrate the then Queen Mary's 80th birthday. The play has become a fixture in London, England and performance number 20,807 on November 25, 2002, marks its 50th anniversary as the world's longest-running play. The performance was attended by the Queen, also celebrating her 50th year on the throne. The play has been seen by over 10 million people and performed in 44 different countries.

Source: CNN

Posted:  2002-11-25  10:23:14 AM

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