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St Martin's Theatre

St Martin’s Theatre London

West Street, London, WC2H 9NZ
Nearest Underground: Leicester Square (Northern line, Piccadilly line)
Nearest Buses: 14,19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 40, 176

Theatre Facts & History

Date opened: 23 November 1916
Theatre designed by: W. G. R. Sprague
First production: Houp La! by Fred Thompson
Number of seats: 546
Other info:The world’s longest running play, The Mousetrap’ by Agatha Christie, started its run at the Ambassadors Theatre next door to the St Martin’s Theatre on 25 November 1952, before moving to St Martins Theatre on 25 March 1974. The theatre was to have originally been called the Irving Theatre, but opened as the St Martin’s.
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