St. Martin’s theatre was designed and constructed as one of a pair, the other being the Ambassador theatre right around the corner on West Street. St. Martin’s opened in 1916, delayed by a few years due to World War 1. St. Martin’s is a West End Grade 2 listed theatre, and is known for hosting the longest-running show in the world - Agatha Cristie’s The Mousetrap since 1974.

552 Seats

Wheelchair Accessible

Accessible Toilets

Assistive Listening System

Air Conditioning

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Guide Dogs

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The Mousetrap

The Mousetrap


Upcoming Shows

The Smartest Giant in Town

The Smartest Giant in Town

Opening on Nov 29, 2024

About St. Martin’s Theatre

Seating Plan
Popular Productions
  • The St. Martin’s theatre has a seating capacity of 552 spread over three levels.
  • The level wise seats are distributed across 265 Stall seats, 123 Dress Circle seats, and 153 Upper Circle seats.
  • The theatre also has four boxes for viewing, with 11 seats.
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Getting There
Tips & Guidelines
Nearby Restaurants

  • Train: The nearest train station is Charing Cross, located a 15-minute walk from the theatre. You can hop on the Northern and Bakerloo lines that serve the station.
  • Tube: The nearest tube station to St. Martin’s theatre is Leicester Square, which is served by the Piccadilly and Northern lines. You can also reach the theatre from the Covent Garden and Holborn station, which are served by the Piccadilly and Central lines.
  • Bus: Charing Cross road and Shaftesbury Avenue stations are frequented by the 14, 19, 24, 29, 38 and 176 bus lines. The stops are a five-minute walk from the theatre.
  • Parking: You can park at the Q-Park Theatreland parking zones, as St. Martin’s theare is a beneficiary of the parking scheme. With the scheme, you can avail 50% off car parking when the ticket is validated by theatre staff. The closest Q-Parks are at Soho or ChinaTown. Parking fees range from £22 for up to 3 hours, and £29.50 for 4 hours. You will also have to pay a congestion fee of £11.50 between 7 am and 6 pm, as St. Martin’s falls in London’s congestion zone.
  • Best Recommended Mode of Transport: The bus is the most convenient mode of public transport to reach the theatre, as it is frequented by various bus routes.

Frequently Asked Questions About St. Martin’s Theatre

Where is St. Martin’s Theatre located?

The St. Martin’s Theatre is located on West Street, near Shaftesbury Avenue, in the West End of London.

How can I reach St. Martin’s Theatre?

You can reach St. Martin’s Theatre by bus, train, tube, taxi, or private car.

What are the different types of shows and productions that are staged at the St. Martin’s Theatre?

St. Martin’s Theatre has had many kinds of live entertainment shows staged, like musicals, plays and concerts. The theatre is known for its popular productions like Houp La!, The Wrong Side of the Park, Sleuth and others.

What are the seating options available at St. Martin’s Theatre?

The St. Martin’s Theatre seating options are divided into three different sections - Stall, Dress Circle and Upper Circle.

Is St. Martin’s Theatre accessible to people with disabilities?

The St. Martin’s Theatre offers accessible seating for those with disabilities and has many accessibility features, such as guide dog allowance, hearing assistance, handrails, wheelchair storage and others available to make the experience enjoyable for all visitors.

How much do the St. Martin’s Theatre tickets cost?

The price of the tickets depends on the show that you choose to watch and the timing of the same at the St. Martin’s Theatre.

Where can I book my St. Martin’s Theatre tickets?

You can book your tickets to shows playing at the St. Martin’s Theatre online at London Theatre Tickets. You will get the best deals and discounts and all the information you need at your fingertips.

Are there any dining options available near St. Martin’s Theatre?

Yes. Several diverse dining options are available near the St. Martin’s Theatre. Dishoom, The Ivy, Five Guys Covent Garden and others are popular restaurants around the theatre.

What are some of the things to do or attractions to explore near the St. Martin’s Theatre?

St. Martin’s Theatre is located at a very convenient place in London and is close to numerous tourist spots including Covent Garden, the London Transport Museum, the Royal Opera House, Chinatown, Soho and more.