Mousetrap Tickets

St Martin's Theatre
West Street, London, WC2H 9NZ
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Directed by David Turner, Mousetrap is one of the best theatrical experiences one can possibly have. With the curtains of Mousetrap opening to reveal a mystery filled, drama fueled murderous plot, the show’s appeal lies with its execution. The witty dialogues and immaculate acting performances have taken this play a notch above the rest. Set in the backdrop of Monkswell Manor, the show stages the mysterious murder plot of a newlywed couple who come to enjoy the guesthouse service in the ramshackle old Manor inherited by the wife which on the face value is a guest house but in reality is nothing more than a mousetrap set by a monstrous murderer.

Based on the novel of world renowned fiction and crime writer Agatha Christie, Mousetrap entraps its audiences with its mysterious magnetism that is hard to resist. The show with its unparalleled fame and unprecedented success is the West End’s longest and most successful play. Mousetrap as a stage play that has been a theatrical phenomenon longer than anyone imagined was first premiered at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham on 6 October 1952 and since then it has been appealing to audiences of all kinds and has remained to be the most liked play of all.

With its timeless appeal and clever plot, Mousetrap as a remarkable theatrical phenomenon, is here to stay stronger than ever.



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Access description: 3 shallow steps up from the pavement through double swing doors into the foyer. Box Office counter to left. Staircases have handrails on both sides. Steps are highlighted. 5 steps to the back of the Dress Circle and 2 steps between rows. 29 steps down to front of Stalls. Theatre open 30 mins before performance. Access Guides available on request.

Sound Amplification: Infra-red systems. You will be asked for a deposit. Please book in advance.

Guide Dogs: Guide dogs are allowed in the auditorium or staff will dog-sit by prior arrangement with the management. Dogs will be looked after in the Manager’s office.

Disabled Access: There is 1 space for wheelchair users in Box C at Dress Circle level and 1 wheelchair space in the Dress Circle. Removable ramp up 5 steps to Box C and Dress Circle – staff will assist. Your wheelchair will be raised on a small platform to enable you to see over the parapet. Your companion can be seated next to you. Transfer possible to aisle seats in the Dress Circle – wheelchairs stored in Royal Room corridor. For the sake of Health & Safety it is advisable for wheelchair users to bring an able-bodied companion with them.

Toilets: Toilets located a few steps up from back of Stalls, at Dress Circle and at Upper Circle. An additional Ladies' toilet is situated off the foyer.

Disabled Toilets: Adapted toilet outside Box C in the Dress Circle

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Mousetrap Review

Whodunit???


Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been on the stage as long as the Queen has been on the throne. Half a century ago, it opened in the West End on 25th November 1952, which means it has been running for 59 years making it the world’s longest running play - an astonishing accomplishment for any play and one that the producers are rightly proud of. The play has been seen by more than 10 million people, been performed in 45 countries around the world and been translated into 24 languages. Doubtless, The Mousetrap is a little piece of history.

So what is the show’s success?

Agatha Christie’s fame has played its part in this show’s achievement. In the 1950’s, Christie’s books were regularly in the top sellers’ list. It was hardly unexpected that a play, which has never been published or turned into a movie or TV program, should draw ardent admirers. Since that preliminary eagerness the show has now become one of the ‘elementary things to do’ on many a tourists to-do list - go to Buckingham Palace, visit the Tower of London and see ‘The Mousetrap’.

The play, set in a Monkswell Manor, begins auspiciously with a newly married young couple who has started a guesthouse service in the ramshackle old Manor inherited by the wife. Enter a peculiar hodgepodge of characters for the opening weekend of business, followed quickly by a heavy blizzard which leaves all stranded and infuriated. Moods sour further when a skiing police sergeant shows up and reveals that there is a murderer amongst them - one who has already struck once and has designs on two of them. But how are they all connected? Who is the murderer and who the next victim? How well do they all know each other anyway, even the happy couple? The English Manor setting with a fireplace, sofas, an authentic oak table, with doors leading to a drawing room, the dining room and even a staircase to the bedrooms upstairs – is a perfect setup for a Cluedo style who-killed-who thriller.

Like any good murder mystery, Mousetrap is full of culpable characters, each just as guilty as the others. The play is also known for its twist ending. By tradition, at the end of each performance, audiences are asked not to reveal the identity of the killer to anyone outside the theatre, to ensure that the end of the play is not spoiled for future audiences. Christie was always upset by the plots of her works being revealed in reviews.

The Mousetrap is one of those plays that emphasized on the dialogue rather than visual effects. The play has also made theatrical history by having an original "cast member" survive all the cast changes since its opening night. The late Deryck Guyler can still be heard, via a recording, reading the radio news bulletin in the play to this present day. The set has been changed in 1965 and 1999, but one prop survives from the original opening – the clock which sits on the mantelpiece of the fire in the main hall.

So if you want to find out whodunit, you'll have to go. It's not the most breathtaking evening but that may be a small price to pay to become a part of the history.

Mousetrap Photos

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Mousetrap Videos

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Mousetrap is one of West End’s finest productions and this video will surely give you a real flavour of the actual show. Book your cheap tickets now to Mousetrap at the St Martin's Theatre. Hope you have a splendid time.


Mousetrap Customer Feedback

DateRatingFeedback
2018-09-24 Really enjoyable good bar staff excellent acting
2018-09-19 Have always wanted to go really enjoyed the performance
2018-09-15 Good mix of tension and humour - exciting, held attention throughout - although I had seen it as a child then took a friend in my 40s too (I had forgotten it apart from 'whodunit') it did not detract from the afternoon's enjoyable entertainment.
2018-09-10 An excellent evening out!
2018-09-08 Mostly, the acting was very good.
2018-09-03 It was brilliant, very entertaining and now I’m a keeper of the secret how done it
2018-09-02 Classic Agatha Christie! Never disappoints
2018-08-31 Amazing experience! Hooked from start to end! Excellent production. I am 34 weeks pregnant and upon noticing that the management changed my seat to make me feel more comfortable. Throughout my pregnancy no other establishment has gone out of their way to to assist me like they did here. A fine example of customer service.
2018-08-29 well acted and true to period
2018-08-21 It was a good production.
2018-08-15 Wonderful play. Great actors! An old fashioned mystery.
2018-08-12 The whole family loved it!
2018-08-07 Great show! Had us guessing right till the end.
2018-08-06 Brilliant show and was captivated from the beginning.Loved the humour too,which I wasn’t expecting.
2018-08-01 A terrific cast, a lovely old theatre, a classic whodunnit. The seats are a little on the small side, and the theatre's decor has the patina of age, but this is fully in keeping with the experience of going to see a play that has been running in the West End for over sixty years. All in all a very enjoyable experience from the back of the stalls and fairly reasonably priced too - although I have to say that if we had paid full price for a spot in one the more expensive parts of the theatre I may not have felt it represented good value for money.
2018-07-30 Really enjoyed the play and had not figured out who did it until the end
2018-07-28 We had debated seeing this iconic show for many years and were delighted with our evening. To quote the very fine cast "It was simply a treat". I would thoroughly recommend the play which is a slice of English live in the post-war years which held our interest from start to finish.The actors were all splendid and the theatre a cosy & warm setting. Even though I now know 'who did it' I would happily watch it again..
2018-07-22 A good play with excellent actors but I have to say, I had put two and two together as soon as the skis got hidden! I loved the theatre as a venue and the wonderful atmosphere! Would recommend it any time
2018-07-22 Great fun for all the family!
2018-07-18 Great show we enjoyed it!
2018-07-17 Quality performance from the cast
2018-07-16 We thoroughly enjoyed the play, particularly as our tickets were upgraded from upper circle to stalls
2018-07-13 Very good show but could have bought cheaper tickets as theatre looked small

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Performance Times
Monday - 19:30
Tuesday 15:00 19:30
Wednesday - 19:30
Thursday - 19:30
Friday - 19:30
Saturday 16:00 19:30
Sunday - -
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Running Time: 2h15
Booking Until: 5 January 2019
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