Mitchells & Butlers PLC 22 October 2004 DIRECTORS' INTERESTS The Company's Employee Benefit Trust ("the Trust") holds a balance of 3,659,010 Mitchells & Butlers ordinary shares following the exercise of options by non-directors over 77,661 shares. The executive directors of the Company, M.L.Bramley, T.Clarke, A.Hughes and K.Naffah, as potential beneficiaries under the Trust are technically deemed to be interested in the above balance. M J N Bridge Deputy Secretary This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange