The Mousetrap


Buxton Opera House

Discover why Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap has kept people guessing for so long, becoming the longest running show of any kind in the history of theatre.

The scene is set when a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst. Who can it be? 

One by one the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until at the last, nerve-shredding moment the identity and the motive are finally revealed. Experience shuddering suspense and a brilliantly intricate plot where murder lurks around every corner.  You can combine a stay at The Old Hall Hotel on our special The Mousetrap theatre package from just £189.00 for two guests!

This package includes:

Two Dress Circle tickets to an evening performance of The Mousetrap
 An overnight stay in one of The Old Hall Hotel’s unique bedrooms*
A £20.00 per person dinner allowance**
A full English breakfast

*To be used against food from the dinner menu 

**The package is based on a standard double room. Room upgrades are available at a supplement.

To book The Mousetrap theatre package please call reception on 01298 22841.


Subject to availability on selected dates.

The Old Hall is thought to be England’s oldest hotel and was once home to Mary Queen of Scots who famously stayed at the hall under house arrest back in 1500’s. Today the hotel is renowned for its warm hospitality, charming accommodation and for delicious, locally-sourced menu.

Steeped in history and built on the site of a natural warm spring, the Old Hall offers traditional charm, reflected throughout its 35 bedrooms which are all unique in design. Located a stone’s throw from the picturesque Pavilion Gardens which offer beautiful views of the changing seasons, the Old Hall is perfectly located for discovering hidden gems.