Mitchells & Butlers PLC 19 August 2005 DIRECTORS' INTERESTS The Company's Employee Benefit Trust ("the Trust") holds a balance of 1,402,409 Mitchells & Butlers ordinary shares following the exercise of options by a non-director over 13,082 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