Agatha Christie entry: Overview screen.
15 September 1890
Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller (later AC) was born at her family's home, Ashfield
, in Torquay
AC published The Murder of Roger Ackroyd
, a detective novel which pioneered the device whereby the narrator turns out to be the murderer.
25 November 1952
AC's play The Mousetrap
opened at the Ambassadors Theatre
: adapted from the title story in her Three Blind Mice, and Other Stories
, 1948. It was still playing in 2010, as the longest-running show in the world.