The Leeds-born actor, who has appeared in countless films and on TV, plays Major Metcalfe in the beloved murder mystery, which originally opened in 1952 starring Richard Attenborough and his wife Sheila Sim.
In 1958, The Mousetrap became the world’s longest running stage production at its London home and fifty years later the first ever UK tour of this classic drama was seen by more than 600,000 people across the UK, breaking box office records in many of its venues.
Mousetrap Productions has also licensed 60 productions of The Mousetrapin celebration of its 60th year, many of which have also broken box office records. During this period the world’s longest running show has been seen in every continent, with professional productions in Australia, China, Korea, Turkey, South Africa, Russia, Czech Republic, Hungary, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Poland, Spain, Scandinavia, Venezuela, and across the United States and Canada.
The Mousetrap continues its London run, after more than 25,000 performances, at St. Martin’s Theatre, London.