The Mousetrap Title Shot

The Mousetrap

Live at
Edinburgh Playhouse
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Tue 25 Apr - Sat 29 Apr 2023
  Tickets available from £13.00
subject to a transaction fee of £3.65
Play
2 hours 20 minutes
incl. interval
DON’T JUST SEE IT. SOLVE IT.
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Edinburgh Playhouse

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Tue 25 Apr - Sat 29 Apr 2023
18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, UK
2 hours 20 minutes incl. interval
Tue - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:30
Age guidance 12+
For group bookings of 10 or more:

Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap is the world’s longest-running play. This thrilling West End production is THE genre-defining murder mystery from the best-selling novelist of all time… case closed!

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As news spreads of a murder in London, a group of seven strangers find themselves snowed in at a remote countryside guesthouse. When a police sergeant arrives, the guests discover – to their horror – that a killer is in their midst! Which one is the murderer? Who will be their next victim? Can you solve this world-famous mystery for yourself?

The cleverest murder mystery of British Theatre
- The Telegraph
A truly entertaining classic thriller
- The Sunday Times
Deservedly a classic among murder thrillers
- The Observer

Now celebrating 70 years, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap has kept millions of people from every corner of the globe on the edge of their seats. Could you be next?

Starring Todd Carty (EastEnders, The Bill), John Altman (EastEnders) and Gwyneth Strong (Only Fools and Horses, EastEnders).

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Cast and Creatives

Todd Carty
Major Metcalf
Todd Carty
John Altman
Mr. Paravicini
John Altman
Gwyneth Strong
Mrs Boyle
Gwyneth Strong

Edinburgh Playhouse

18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, UK
Edinburgh Waverley Station
The Box Office will open 90 minutes prior to the performance start time and only on show days.
The theatre bars are located on the stalls, mezzanine, circle and balcony levels offering a wide selection of wines, spirits, beers and soft drinks. Why not be added to the Managers Guest List and reserve a table for you and your party in our luxurious new bar The Boards. Contact the venue direct to book your table 0131 524 3372.
Select one of our bespoke packages, or we can tailor individual events to your requirements. Please note the Greenside Lane Bistro is located 25 steps up from street level and the Ambassador Lounge is located 33 steps up from street level.
There is no cloakroom available at this venue.

Edinburgh Playhouse started life as a large, single screen cinema in 1929. In 1980, the building was sold again and reopened as a fully functional theatre. Since then, the Playhouse has been host to some of the world's biggest musicals, including Les Misérables and Mamma Mia.

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Edinburgh Playhouse

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Tue 25 Apr - Sat 29 Apr 2023
18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA, UK
2 hours 20 minutes incl. interval
Tue - Sat at 19:30
Wed and Sat at 14:30
Age guidance 12+
For group bookings of 10 or more: