The Mousetrap Summary
Agatha Christie

Everything you need to understand or teach The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie.

  • The Mousetrap Summary & Study Guide
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  • 30 The Mousetrap Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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The Mousetrap Summary

The Mousetrap was initially performed as a radio play in 1952 and was broadcast by the BBC with the title Three Blind Mice. The radio play had been commissioned in 1947 by Queen Mary, who was a Christie fan. The forty-five minute play was based on a short story on which Christie had been working; however, audience reaction was so positive that Christie went back to work on the script, elaborating on it, and with...

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