The Mousetrap

St. Martin’s Theatre

For group bookings of 10 or more:
Or call 020 7206 1174


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(1890 – 1976) Writer AGATHA CHRISTIE
Artistic Director DENISE SILVEY
Costume Supervisor JANET HUDSON HOLT
(1911-2003) Original Producer SIR PETER SAUNDERS
Company Stage Manager GRAHAM RAY
Deputy Stage Manager BECKY KENSINGTON

The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be?


Why go and see it?

Discover why Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap has kept people guessing for so long, becoming the longest running show of any kind in the history of theatre.
One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed.


Experience shuddering suspense and a brilliantly intricate plot where murder lurks around every corner.


AGATHA CHRISTIE’S THE MOUSETRAP is the world’s longest-running play. This thrilling West End production – which has become as much of a London icon as Big Ben or Buckingham Palace – is THE genre-defining murder mystery from the best-selling novelist of all time… case closed!

As news spreads of a murder in London, a group of seven strangers find themselves snowed in at a stately countryside guesthouse. When a police sergeant arrives, the guests discover – to their horror – that a killer is in their midst! One by one, the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts. Which one is the murderer? Who will be their next victim? Can you solve the mystery before another “mouse” goes SNAP?

For almost 70 years, AGATHA CHRISTIE’S THE MOUSETRAP has kept millions of people from every corner of the globe on the edge of their seats. HAVE YOUDUNNIT?


Location and Time


Tuesday to Saturday at 7.30pm, Thursday and Saturday at 3.00pm, Sunday at 2.00pm and 6.00pm.

Running Time – approximately 2hr 20mins



For every performance, a limited number of £20 rush tickets will be available from 10am in the Todaytix app.

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Accesibility and accessible performances

Patrons with specific access or seating requirements should book with the Box Office direct on 020 7836 1443. Bookings for specific seats should be made early to avoid disappointment. Bookings and enquires can also be taken by email at

The St Martin’s Theatre is located in West Street. It is situated next to the Ambassadors Theatre and opposite the Ivy Restaurant. There are 3 shallow steps from the pavement to swing doors through to the foyer, where you will find the box office to your left and a souvenir kiosk to your right. There are 5 steps to the back of the dress circle auditorium, where there are two steps between rows. All staircases have handrails and are highlighted. Access to the Stalls and Upper Circle are not suitable for patrons with walking difficulties.

There is an infrared system working throughout the auditorium with both loop and conventional type headsets. Headsets must be booked in advance and a deposit is required. Upon arrival, please speak to a member of staff to receive your headset. Occasionally, performances are Captioned and Sign Interpreted.

Guide dogs and hearing dogs are permitted in the auditorium and staff can dog sit by prior arrangement. Dogs will be looked after in the manager’s office. Please inform the box office at the time of booking. Some performances are Audio Described.

Wheelchair access is via a removable ramp through the main entrance – staff will be available to assist. There are two spaces for wheelchairs, one in Box C and one in the dress circle. 

It is possible to transfer from a wheelchair to an aisle seat in the dress circle.

All of the bars are accessed via stairs. Drinks in plastic cups may be taken into the auditorium. 

There is an adapted toilet on the dress circle level. Access is via the entrance on Tower Court. Please ask a member of staff, who will be happy to assist with access to the adapted toilet facilities.


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