Why See Witness for the Prosecution?
you have been summoned for jury service
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. Delighting audiences since 2017, 'Witness has become a theatrical mainstay. Whilst it might not yet have much on London's other Agatha Christie long runner, The Mousetrap, we're sure court will stay in session for many more years to come!
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, it's a classic thriller that'll have you on the edge of your seat until its explosive ending.
Previews from: 11 November 2021
Opening night: 11 November 2021
You may be required to wear a mask during this performance. Please contact the venue directly for more information.
Cast and Creative
David Shelley as Inspector Hearne
Jo Stone-Fewings as Sir Wilfrid Robarts, Q.C.
Don Klass as Clerk of the Court
Tracey Wilkinson as Janet Mackenzie
Dafydd Gwyn Howells as Warder
Jo Servi as Carter/Dr. Wyatt
Crispin Redman as Mr. Mayhew
Nick Morrison Baker as Solicitor
Godiva Marshall as Stenographer
Phoebe Newlan as The Woman
Caitlin Kaur as Greta/Ms. Clegg
Madeleine Walker as Romaine Vole
Harry Reid as Leonard Vole
Simon Murray as Alderman
Nick Sampson as Mr Myers QC
Theo Holt-Bailey as Judge's Clerk
Andrew Senesie as Policeman/Plain Clothes Detective
Terence Wilton as Mr. Justice Wainwright
Ben Jacobson as Court officer/ Randall
Bradley Adams as Court Officer 2
UPCOMING CAST - from September 26th
Benjamin Westerby as Leonard Vole
Katie Buchholz as Romaine Vole
Stephen Hogan as Sir Wilfred Robarts QC
Paul Ansdell as Mr Mayhew
David Shaw-Parker as Mr Justice Wainwright
John Mackay as Mr Myers QC
Phil Adele, Melissa Aduke-James, Aamire Challenger, Tom Espiner, Sam Flint, Mackenzie Heynes, Damian Lynch, Matthew Mellalieu, Blair Robertson, Nicola Sanderson, Andrew Tuku JR and Rosamund Williams
Written by Agatha Christie
Directed by Lucy Bailey
Design by William Dudley
Lighting by Chris Davey
Sound by Mic Pool
Olivier Awards, 2018 - Nominations
2018 What's On Stage Award Nominations
Best Play Revival
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£39 for a rstriced view gallery seat with agonisingly uncomfortable upright... more
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