The Literary World of Agatha Christie

The St. Martin’s Theatre, presents performances of The Mousetrap Monday through Saturday at 8 p.m. For ticket information, contact the box office, tel: 0171 836 1443. The Theatre Museum, in Covent Garden, is open Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission costs £3.50 for adults, and £2 for children. Tel: 0171 836 7891. The Torquay Museum, is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4.45 p.m., and Sunday from 1.30 to 4.45 p.m. Admission costs £2 for adults and £1.25 for children. Tel: 01803 293975. Murder One at 71-73 Charing Cross Road, London, is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tel: 0171 734 3485.

Brown’s Hotel, on Albermarle Street in Mayfair, London, offers double rooms from £250. Tel: 0171 493 6020. The Imperial Hotel on Park Hill Road in Torquay, offers double rooms from £84 per person per night including breakfast. Tel: 01803 294301. The Moorland Hotel, in Haytor, South Devon, offers double rooms from £30 per person, including breakfast. Tel: 01364 661407.

RESTAURANTS: Remy’s, at 3 Croft Road in Torquay, tel: 01803 292359. The Poppy Tearooms at 14-15 The Gallery in Torquay, tel: 01803 200709. The Ring of Bells Pub in North Bovey, tel: 01647 40375.

THE AGATHA CHRISTIE SOCIETY exists to promote communication between the loyal fans of this great writer and the different media who bring her works, in their various forms, to the public. Membership is open to people of all ages and levels of interest. For further details, write to: Agatha Christie Society, P.O. Box 985, London SW1X 9XA, U.K.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:A free leaflet entitled ‘Agatha Christie Country’ detailing the famous author’s ties to South Devon is available from the English Riviera Tourist Board. For a copy of the brochure or for further information on the area, contact them at The Tourist Centre, Vaughan Parade, Torquay TQ2 5JG, tel: 01803 296296, e-mail:,

EXPLORING AGATHA CHRISTIE COUNTRY,a 52-page book by David Gerrard, is available from The English Riviera Tourist Board for $10. The book includes detailed information on the ‘Agatha Christie Mile’, featured above.


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