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"Lucy Bailey's production of Agatha Christie's ingenious courtroom drama fits perfectly in this debating chamber"

The Guardian

Why See Witness for the Prosecution?

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Head into the surrounds of the Grand Chamber of London County Hall for this innovative staging of Agatha Christie's dazzling play that casts you as the jury in the case of the Crown versus Leonard Vole. Directed by Lucy Bailey with design by William Dudley, follow the evidence as Vole attempts to prove his innocence and avoid a date with the hangman.

Christie's personal favourite of her plays, Witness for the Prosecution dates back to a short story first published in 1925 before being adapted for the stage in 1953. With a gripping storyline full of twists and turns its a classic thriller that'll have you on the edge of your seat until its explosive ending.

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Dates

Previews from: 6 October 2017

Opening night: 23 October 2017

Cast and Creative

Cast

Catherine Steadman as Romaine 
Jack McMullen as Leonard Vole
David Yelland as Sir Wilfrid Robarts
Philip Franks as Mr Myers
Patrick Godfrey as Sir Justice Wainwright
Roger Ringrose as Mr Mayhew

Ensemble Includes:
Richard Attlee, Elliot Balchin, Alexandra Guelff, Miranda Horn, Jon House, Jules Melvin, Hywel Simons and Alex Stedman. 

Creative

Directed by Lucy Bailey

Awards

2018 What's On Stage Award Nominations
Best Play Revival

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