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The Mousetrap

Tickets for The Mousetrap

St. Martin's Theatre (London)


A timeless classic, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap is the ultimate ‘whodunnit’ and considered one of the most famous murder mysterious of all time. Full of surprising twists and turns, this thrilling production will keep you on the edge of your seat!

Celebrating 67 years at the West End, The Mousetrap has won the title of the longest continuous showing of a performance at one theatre. Join generations of audiences who have been entertained by this classic, gripping tale for over half a century!

Age recommendation: 12+

Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes

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When seven strangers find themselves stranded in a guest house during a snowstorm, Sergeant Trotter turns up to investigate the recent nearby murder of Maureen Lyon. Yet much to his horror, while he is there, one of the guests is dramatically killed. Prompting an in depth police inquiry, the sergeant questions the lives and involvement of each guest in order to find the murderer amongst them...

With an ending so astonishing the play’s finale has traditionally been kept a secret, the Mousetrap has been shocking audiences since 1952. So remember,  keep your lips sealed!

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The Mousetrap London Tickets

Tickets for The Mousetrap range from £23.40 to £118.80. St Martin’s theatre has a capacity of 550 seats and the auditorium is divided into the Stalls, Dress Circle and Upper Circle.

The Stalls: the section closest to the stage, The Stalls has some of the best seats in the house directly in front of the stage. However, it is advised to not sit in the seats extremely close to the stage to avoid neck craning.

The Dress Circle: the section of the theatre just behind the stalls, the Dress Circle has some excellent views of the stage. The most expensive seats in the Dress Circle are right at the front closest to the balcony.

The Upper Circle: this section of the theatre is furthest away from the stage and therefore some of the cheapest tickets can be found here.

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Cheap Tickets and Discounts

The best value tickets in the theatre can be found in the Grand Upper Circle where there is the most restricted view of the stage.

A maximum of 9 tickets can be bought online, for any bookings of ten or more, please contact the St Martin’s Theatre Box office on 0207836.

Group tickets

Monday to Friday 

10+ for £32.50 on Band A (£52.50/£57.50) tickets.

Mid week matinee rate

10+ for £21.50 on Band B (£42.50/£47.50) tickets. 

Group rate available for Monday to Friday performances only. Rates are excluded from October half term (W/c 22nd October) and Christmas performances (from 26 December to 05 January inclusive).

Schools Groups of 15+

This deal is valid Monday-Thursday including Matinees. The bBest available deal is tickets reduced to £17.50 + 1 free teacher per 10 paid 

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St Martin’s Theatre, London

Getting there

You can access the St.Martin’s Theatre by either public transport or car yet we recommend that you take public transport, as it can be difficult to park close to the theatre. The exact address is: 

St Martin's Theatre

West St



United Kingdom


Leicester Square Tube Station: only a four minute walk from the theatre, this is the closet tube station to St Martin’s Theatre London.  


Charing Cross station is a 10 minute walk from St Martin’s theatre. This station serves many national railway services.  


There are many bus stops at Charing Cross station which are serviced by bus lines 14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 40, and 176. 


If you are travelling by car, the nearest car parks are at Cambridge Circus (Masterpark) and Upper st.Martin’s and Bedfordbury (NCP). There is also limited metered parking available and after 6.30pm on weekends parking could be available on Single Yellow lines.  


If you require special assistance, please contact the theatre in advance. There are also booking discounts available for patrons. For any further information and accessibility booking, please call:  

020 3034 2604 or email:

Getting there

When entering the main entrance to St Martin’s Theatre, which is on West Street, there are three shall steps from street level. You can enter the foyer through two double doors, where the Box Office is. There is a drop-off point just outside the main entrance of the theatre.  

All of the sections of the theatre require climbing stairs. However, a temporary ramp can be placed over the 5 steps to the Dress Circle for wheelchair users

Customer assistance

Staff are constantly available throughout the performance and there is always somebody manning the doors. There is an intercom outside the building to attract the attention of the staff, who will assist with helping patrons into the theatre. Staff can provide a temporary ramp when requested.  

The theatre can do transfers to any aisle seat in the Dress Circle. We recommend that patrons bring a companion the visit and wheelchairs can be stored by staff for most of the performance. 

There are accessible seats available in the Dress Circle F1 and the Dress Circle Box C1.   

Access toilets

There are adapted facilities available via the entrance on Tower Court.  

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Dates and Showtimes

The Mousetrap is always running at the St.Martin’s theatre because it is the longest running performance in the West End!

The Mousetrap showtimes are:

Everyday except Sunday 7.30pm

Tuesday & Saturday 4pm

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The Mousetrap UK tour

While the Mousetrap’s home is undoubtedly London, it also embarks on exciting UK tours.

You can purchase tickets for the Birmingham Mousetrap show on Running at the Alexandra theatre from the 11th November - 16th November, tickets range from £13 to £49. It is showing at 19.30 every night and also at 14.30 on Thursday 14th and Saturday 16th November. There is an Audio Described Performance showing at 19.30 on Thursday.

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Useful Information

Warning: strobe lighting is used several times during this performance

Age guidance: 12 +

Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes

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How long is the Mousetrap?

The Mousetrap is 2 hours 20 minutes long. 

How long has the Mousetrap been running?

Taking the title as the longest ever running play on the West End, the Mousetrap has been running for 68 years since it first opened on London’s West End in 1952.  

Who is in the Mousetrap cast?

The Mousetrap West End cast is made up of Adam Elliott as Detective-Sergeant Trotter, Rob Edwards as Major Metcalf, Max Gell as Giles Ralston, Molly Roberts as Mollie Ralston, David Boyle as Mr Paravicini, Vivien Keene as Mrs Boyle, Victoria Lucie as Miss Casewell, Tom England as Christopher Wren, Robert Hamilton as Understudy Detective-Sergeant Trotter / Giles, Mandi Martin as Understudy Mrs Boyle, Megan Louise Wilson as Understudy for Mollie Ralston and Miss Casewell, Sam Hill as Understudy Christopher WrenClive Marlowe as Understudy Major Metcalfe and Mr Paravicini.

Is the Mousetrap going on tour?

Yes, the Mousetrap is going on tour and visiting Leicester Haymarket Theatre. 09 March 2020 - 14 March 2020, Aylesbury Waterside Theatre. 16 March 2020 - 21 March 2020., Gaiety Theater Dublin. 30 March 2020 - 04 April 2020, Cork Opera House 6th -11th April, Inverness Eden Court 14th-18th April, Tunbridge Wells Assembly Halls 21st -25th April, White Rock Theatre Hastings 27th April 2nd May, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre 5th-9th May, Skegness Embassy Theatre12 May 2020 - 16 May 2020, Bath Theatre Royal 12 May 2020 - 30 May 2020, The Courtyard Hereford 01 June 2020 - 06 June 2020, Newcastle Theatre Royal 08 June 2020 - 13 June 2020, Southampton Mayflower 16 June 2020 - 20 June 2020, Weston-super-mare Playhouse Theatre 22 June 2020 - 27 June 2020, Shrewsbury Severn Theatre 29 June 2020 - 04 July 2020, Swansea Grand Theatre 06 July 2020 - 11 July 2020, Manchester Opera House 13 July 2020 - 18 July 2020, Buxton Opera House 25 August 2020 - 29 August 2020, Leeds Grand Theatre 01 September 2020 - 05 September 2020, Cambridge Corn Exchange 14 September 2020 - 19 September 2020, New Brighton Floral Pavilion 28 September 2020 - 03 October 2020, Ipswich Regent Theatre  07 September 2020 - 12 September 2020, Wellingborough Castle Theatre 05 October 2020 - 10 October 2020, Lichfield Garrick Theatre  12 October 2020 - 17 October 2020, King’s Lynn Corn Exchange 26 October 2020 - 31 October 2020, Chelmsford Civic Theatre 02 November 2020 - 07 November 2020.  

What is the Mousetrap about?

Based on Agatha Christie’s classic murder mystery story, the Mousetrap begins with seven stranger stranded in a guest house and the murder of Maureen Lyon. When a policeman comes to question the guests at the same time, another of the guests is dramatically killed 

Where is the Mousetrap playing in London?

The Mousetrap play is showing at the St.Martin’s Theatre in London.

Who wrote the Mousetrap play?

Agatha Christie wrote the Mousetrap.

Where did the Mousetrap first premiere?

The Mousetrap first premiered at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham.

Who directed the Mousetrap?

The director of the play has been David Turner for many years.

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The Mousetrap

St. Martin's Theatre

West St, London WC2H 9NZ, Reino Unido, London1

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User reviews

Usuario Taquilla
Usuario Taquilla
18 Nov 2019
Excellent The Mousetrap had been on my bucket list for awhile and it was certainly worth the wait! I was on the edge of my seat for every second of it and was so shocked by the twist at the end!!
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