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The Mousetrap Tickets
See the world's longest running play
Agatha Christie's legendary murder mystery play goes from strength to strength. The Mousetrap is still attracting thousands of theatre lovers more than 60 years after its debut. Buy your online tickets here to see The Mousetrap, showing at St. Martin's Theatre in London West End. You can enhance your ticket order with a theatre break stay at luxury local hotels.
First showing in 1952, The Mousetrap is the world's longest running play with more 25,000 performances given. This classic whodunnit has thrilled and intrigued generations of play audiences and become a popular London attraction. The Mousetrap's period charm and twisting plot combine to create a fascinating story that will trick, entertain and ultimately satisfy the most demanding murder mystery fan.
The Mousetrap useful information
Performance hours: Monday to Saturday 7.30pm. Tuesday (3pm) and Saturday (4pm) afternoon matinee shows. No show on Sunday.
Arrival time: Half an hour before performance begins is recommended.
Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes (including one 20 minute interval).
Age limits: The recommended age is 12+.
Maps: Seating Plan - Map to venue
Facilities: Bars, guide dogs allowed (theatre staff can dog sit by prior arrangement), toilets (including disabled), wheelchair access
Telephone: 0844 499 1515
Venue address: St. Martin's Theatre, West Street, London, WC2H 9NZ
Wiki page: The Mousetrap Wikipedia
The Mousetrap facts and trivia
The show opened at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham on 06 October 1952 and has been running continuously ever since.
The Mousetrap started its West End run in November 1952 at the Ambassadors Theatre, being performed here until 1974 when it immediately moved next door to St. Martin's Theatre.
The terms of the play's contract stipulate that no movie adaptation of The Mousetrap can be produced until the West End production has been closed for at least six months. Also, only one production of the play (in addition to the West End's) can be performed every year!