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Our theatre access programme for mainstream state secondary schools offers:

  • Tickets at only £8.00 each
  • A choice of top quality theatre productions
  • Q&A sessions with members of the cast and/or production team, when available
  • The chance to participate in an Insight session prior to a show (more info below)

The programme involves around 4,500 young people a year, and teachers can choose from a broad selection of top productions.  Priority is given to schools with a high percentage of students eligible for free school meals. 

Check out our Autumn programme:


The programme can also be viewed as a PDF file here.

To apply for one of the Autumn shows, please complete this online form before 5th October. (Please note Wise Children, The Jungle and The Trench are fully booked)

For enquiries please contact Elaine Grant on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 020 7632 4116.

"Students for their GCSE need to see live theatre. This (Mousetrap) experience is invaluable as so many students do not attend the theatre regularly and it really does enhance their understanding of drama and theatre and improve their own craft." Teacher, Oasis Academy Coulsdon

Insight Sessions

Our 90-minute Insight sessions take place before matinee performances in our theatreopeners programme. Designed as participatory masterclasses, Insights offer a more in-depth exploration into the processes of creating and staging a theatre production.

Please refer to our latest theatreopeners digital leaflet above for details of our current offer.

"The assistant director really put them through their paces with exercises that have been used with the actors to develop movement sequences and characterisation in the show. It was an invaluable experience from which the (students) will take lots of ideas for devising their final exam piece." Teacher, Gumley House School

Our Youth Forum have created these theatregoing tips which your students might find useful before their visit:


For our in-depth Creative Learning programmes click HERE


Contact Us

Mousetrap Theatre Projects
33 Shaftesbury Avenue,

Visitors: Entrance is on Rupert Street

t: 020 7632 4111
e: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Also, find us here:

Registered charity number 1053434