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Tickets for The Mousetrap play in London!
The world's longest-running play of any kind, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap at the St Martin's Theatre, is now in its 70th year!
Book your Mousetrap tickets London today to secure the best seats at the best prices whilst stocks last!
About The Mousetrap play by Agatha Christie
The Mousetrap has now been running for almost 70 years during which time over 28,500 performances have been given. It is quite simply a great piece of theatrical history written by the greatest crime writer of all time.
This world record-breaking production of The Mousetrap continues to enthral, to entertain and to thrill audiences who still flock to the St Martin's Theatre in London from every corner of the globe. In her own inimitable style, Dame Agatha Christie has created an atmosphere of shuddering suspense and a brilliantly intricate plot where murder lurks around every corner....
The Mousetrap: UK’s record-breaking play
During this phenomenal run, there have been no fewer than 297 actors and actresses appearing in the play, 86 miles of shirts have been ironed and over 320 tons of ice cream sold. Some cast members are in the Guinness Book of Records, David Raven as the 'Most Durable Actor' for 4575 performances as Major Metcalf, and the late Nancy Seabrooke for a record-breaking 15 years as an understudy. The Mousetrap first entered the record books many years ago on 12th April 1958 when it became the longest-running show of any kind in the history of British Theatre.
Who is starring in The Mousetrap London cast?
The production has broken records for its casting durability, but is also no stranger to changes in cast. Since it opened on 25th November 1952, an astonishing 460 actors and actresses have appeared in the play. Some cast members are in the Guinness Book of Records: David Raven as the 'Most Durable Actor' for 4575 performances as Major Metcalf and the late Nancy Seabrooke for a record-breaking 15 years as an understudy.
From Monday 21 November, the cast will be Sara Lessore (The Tempest and A Midsummer Night’s Dream) as Mollie Ralston, George Banks (Coronation Street) as Giles Ralston, Jonathan Tynan-Moss (Doctor Who Time Fracture) as Christopher Wren, Sarah Whitlock (The Mousetrap) as Mrs. Boyle, Philip Childs (Long Day’s Journey Into Night) as Major Metcalf, Phoebe Sparrow (Downton Abbey) as Miss Casewell, Rob Pomfret (The Responder) as Mr. Paravicini and George Jones making his West End debut as Detective Sgt. Trotter.
Tickets for The Mousetrap are available now!
Join the millions who have already discovered whodunit, but will not share their secret... book The Mousetrap tickets now for an unforgettable London theatre experience!
Age restrictionThe recommended age for the Mousetrap is 7 years and above. Children under school age will not be permitted entry, and those under the age of 16 will not be permitted entry into the auditorium without an adult present.
Running time2hr 20min (inc. interval)
Performance dates6 July 2021 - 14 September 2024
ContentRecommended for ages 7 and above.
SAVE ON TICKET PRICES Valid for Tuesday - Thursday performances 16 November - 14 December 2023 and Monday - Thursday performances 8 January - 8 February 2024. Book by 10am 4 December 2023.
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News / Features / Interviews / Q & A
Q&A with The Mousetrap's George Banks and Sara Lessore
https://www.londontheatredirect.com/tickets/black-fridayWritten by the best-selling novelist of all time Agatha Christie, the timeless and genre-defining murder mystery The Mousetrap is set to celebrate its 70th anniversary in the West End with a landmark performance on Friday 25th November 2022. Ahead of the performance, The Mousetrap has announced a new star-studded cast. Can you crack the case? Find out by booking tickets for The Mousetrap today at St Martin's Theatre!
24 Nov, 2022 | By Kevin Thomas
News / Features / Casting / Photos
The Mousetrap announces a new cast ahead of its anniversary performance
Written by the best-selling novelist of all time Agatha Christie, the timeless and genre-defining murder mystery The Mousetrap is set to celebrate its 70th anniversary in the West End with a landmark performance on Friday 25th November 2022. Ahead of the performance, The Mousetrap has announced a new star-studded cast. Can you crack the case? Find out by booking tickets for The Mousetrap today at St Martin's Theatre!
20 Oct, 2022 | By Kevin Thomas
Win The Mousetrap limited edition merchandise - Terms and Conditions
The Mousetrap is now in its 70th year in the West End. We’re celebrating the Agatha Christie’s classic by giving one lucky winner the chance to win some limited merchandise including a ‘The Mousetrap’ tote bag, tea towel, silk handkerchief and magnet! All you need to do to enter is follow us on Instagram and tag a friend in the comments or follow us on Twitter and retweet the tweet. That’s it. Good luck!
28 Apr, 2022 | By Jade Ali
589 more arts organisations receive financial aid from Culture Recovery Fund
Nearly 600 additional arts organisations have received support from the UK Government's Culture Recover Fund amounting to about £76 million. The announcement comes after the first round of funding in the amount of £257 million was provided to 1,385 organisations last week.
20 Oct, 2020 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
News / Productions
The Mousetrap makes difficult decision to postpone re-opening
Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap will no longer be re-opening for socially distanced performances this autumn, it has been announced. The production was due to recommence performances at St Martin's Theatre from 24 October but has now made the difficult decision to postpone the show's restart date until further notice. Ticketholders will be contacted by their point of sale to arrange for a credit note or full refund.
29 Sep, 2020 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
Features / New Shows + Transfers
Theatre is back: Tickets you can book now!
Here it is, what we’ve all been waiting to hear (read). Theatre is back! It’s been a long hiatus during lockdown without live theatre. Our theatres were closed because, of course, safety comes first, but as the country opened up, we awaited our turn with increased anticipation. At long last, we’re making our way back into our beloved theatres, with the likes of Sleepless: A Musical Romance and The Mousetrap leading the way. Read below to see what exciting theatre shows you can book now – note: 2020 is not cancelled!
20 Sep, 2020 | By Jade Ali
News / Productions / Casting
The Mousetrap announces two casts for West End re-opening
The socially-distanced, grand re-opening of The Mousetrap will feature two rotating casts, it has been announced. Agatha Christie's whodunnit murder mystery will recommence performances at St Martin's Theatre in London from Saturday, 24 October, just in time for Halloween. Find out who will tread the boards this autumn below.
17 Sep, 2020 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
News / Features
Indoor theatre performances with social distancing greenlit for 15 August, announces Government
The UK Government has given the go-ahead for socially distanced indoor performances in England to resume.
14 Aug, 2020 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
Features / Q & A
The Mousetrap FAQ: Your essential guide to the longest running show of all time
The case re-opens 23 October 2020 and you won't want to miss it! Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap is officially returning to the stage for its 68th year in the West End. Staged in one of London's most intimate theatres that plays on the show's own claustrophobic atmosphere, this spectacular thriller is an absolute must-see. Here are all your frequently asked questions about The Mousetrap play answered.
6 Jul, 2020 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels
News / Productions / Features
The Mousetrap to re-open in October with socially distanced performances
The Mousetrap, the world's longest-running show of all time, may just be the first major production to return to the West End theatre stage. The show's producers have announced plans to reopen with socially distanced performances beginning on 23 October 2020. The news marks a huge milestone in getting the gears of London Theatre going again and will hopefully serve as a blueprint for other shows to follow suit.
3 Jul, 2020 | By Nicholas Ephram Ryan Daniels