Be part of theater history and nab yourself a ticket to ‘The Mousetrap’ at St Martin’s Theatre in London’s West End. Based on a short story by Agatha Christie, this murder mystery play has been running for over 60 years and is the longest running show, of any kind, in the world. Find yourself on the edge of your seat as the story of a group of ill-fated hotel guests who are picked off by a mysterious murderer unfolds on the stage in front of you.
Based on a short story that was itself based on a radio play, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap is a record-breaking murder mystery play that has been a fixture on London’s West End for over 60 years, making it the world’s longest running show.Written by one of the greatest crime writers of all time, the theater show tells the story of a young couple who have set up a hotel in a converted manor house. Following a paralyzing blizzard, the couple and their guests are snowed in, but, when a detective arrives on skis to inform the group that he believes a murderer is on the way, things soon heat up.After making your own way to the theater, settle into your plush seat and soak up the buzz as your fellow theatergoers take their seats. When the curtain rises, be transfixed as the fast-paced plot unfolds before you and gasp aloud when all is revealed during the play’s twist ending — one of the best kept secrets in theater history.You have the choice of two seating options for the performance inside St Martin’s Theatre. Standard priced seats offer a good view of the stage and are usually located in the rear stalls (stage level) or dress (upper) circle. Alternatively, opt for top priced seating to enjoy a full view of the stage and close-up views of the stars on stage. The performance lasts 2.5 hours and includes an interval break, after which you can find your own transport back to your accommodation.