Thrillers and Crime Fiction
First broadcast: 3 December 1972
In this segment from a longer programme, a reporter asks theatregoers coming out of the 8,320th performance of The Mousetrap why they think the play has been so successful. The importance of never revealing 'whodunit' is suggested by the unexpected conclusion to his investigation.
Available since: Mon 25 Feb 2013
A look at the life and craft of the world's most successful crime writer.