The Mousetrap at the St Martin’s Theatre
St Martin's Theatre, West Street, London, WC2H 9NZ
Telephone Bookings: +44 20 7492 1566

ABOUT The Mousetrap

The Mousetrap, Agatha Christie’s timeless thriller is the world’s longest-running show.

A masterpiece in murder-mystery writing, The Mousetrap sees a group of people gathered together in a remote country house only to discover that there is a murderer in their midst.

Having opened in 1952, The Mousetrap continues to find new audiences with each new generation.

Experience this theatrical legend – an irresistible whodunit treat for the whole family.

The Mousetrap is booking until 28 March 2020 at the St Martin’s Theatre, London


As a group of people gather in a remote part of the countryside they discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst.

Who can it be? 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.


The cast features Sherry Baines (Mrs Boyle), Liam Jefford (Christopher Wren), George Evans (Detective-Sergeant Trotter), Benedick Blythe (Major Metcalf), Harriet Leitch (Miss Casewell), Jonathan Tafler (Mr Paravicini), Ed Pinker (Giles Ralston) and Ellie Burrow (Mollie Ralston).


The Mousetrap opened on 25 November 1952 at the Ambassadors Theatre before moving to its current home at the St Martin’s Theatre on 25 March 1974.


Age Restrictions: Recommended for ages 12 and over.Running Time: 2 hours, 15 minutesImportant Info:  We recommend patrons arrive at least 15mins in advance of the show start time. Please note that the theatre are no longer accepting bags into the theatre cloakrooms. St Martins Theatre will continue to carry out bag searches and accept there may be some delays to patrons, please be aware that your bags will need to be checked before being seated.