Stellar Cast Announced for The Mousetrap

Agatha Christie’s iconic murder mystery play The Mousetrap will be brought to life for the first time in Australia by a stellar cast, announced today by Producers, Michael Coppel, Louise Withers and Linda Bewick.

Celebrating the Diamond Anniversary of The Mousetrap, the Australian tour is one of 60 productions to open in 2012, with tours scheduled for Russia and China, Turkey, Holland and even Venezuela.

The cast will feature:

  • Mr. Paravicini

    Robert Alexander
    (Bell Shakespeare, Dance Academy, Muriel’s Wedding)

  • Mrs. Boyle

    Linda Cropper
    (Offspring, Melba, Little Fish, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries)

  • Major Metcalf

    Nicholas Hope
    (AFI recipient; Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in Bad Boy Bubby)

  • Miss Casewell

    Jacinta John
    (All Saints, McLeod’s Daughters)

  • Sergeant Trotter

    Justin Smith
    (Bastard Boys, Rent, Billy Elliot the Musical)

  • Mollie Ralston

    Christy Sullivan
    (MTC’s Next to Normal, Packed to the Rafters)

  • Giles Ralston

    Gus Murray
    (Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby, McLeod’s Daughters)

  • Travis Cotton

    Christopher Wren

    Travis Cotton
    (MTC’s Hamlet, Black Swan’s Away)

  • ALSO:

    Robert J. Edwards

    Ramona Von Pusch

The Mousetrap is the longest running show in the world, having originally opened on London’s West End in November 1952 it has since played over 24,000 performances.

The Australian Diamond Anniversary Tour of The Mousetrap will open at The Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay on June 30 and will go on to play at Perth’s His Majesty’s Theatre from August 14 and Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre from August 30.

Tickets for all announced cities go on sale to the general public at 9.00am on Monday March 26.


    The Sydney Theatre at Walsh Bay
    June 30 – July 28
    Sydney Theatre

    Sydney Theatre:
    02 9250 1999
    or Ticketmaster:
    1300 723 038


    His Majesty’s Theatre
    August 14 – August 26


    08 9484 1133
    or 1800 193 300


    The Comedy Theatre
    August 30 – October 7


    136 100

Erin James

Erin James is's former Editor in Chief and a performer on both stage and screen. Credits include My Fair Lady, South Pacific and The King and I (Opera Australia), Love Never Dies and Cats (Really Useful Group), Blood Brothers (Enda Markey Presents), A Place To Call Home (Foxtel/Channel 7) and the feature film The Little Death (written and directed by Josh Lawson).

Erin James

9 thoughts on “Stellar Cast Announced for The Mousetrap

  • Please bring this show to Brisbane!!!!!!

  • I second that. Would love to see this classic in Brisbane.

  • I saw this in the 50’s in London when I was 10.  Still vivid in my memory. It will be fantastic to see it in Melbourne.

  • Where are the Brisbane dates.  It would be a full house every night.

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  • Hey don’t leave Brisbane out !!!!

  • Would the author please advise why this is not being staged in Australia’s third-largest city, when it is being performed in much smaller places?

  • I really want to see this in Brisbane


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