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Closed September 13, 2020

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Why See Witness for the Prosecution?

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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.

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Previews from: 6 October 2017

Opening night: 23 October 2017

Cast and Creative


Alexandra Guelff as Romaine Vole
Taz Skylar as Leonard Vole
Jo Stone-Fewings as Sir Wilfrid Robarts
Kevin McMonagle as Mr Myers
Jeffrey Kissoon as Mr Justice Wainwright
Crispin Redman as Mr Mayhew
George Howard as Clerk of the Court
Jane Lambert as Janet Mackenzie
Cathy Walker as Stenographer
Amelia Annowska as The Woman
Vivienne Smith as Greta/Ms Clegg
Timothy Harker as Carter/Dr Wyatt
Owen Oakeshott as Inspector Hearne
Craig Talbot as Policeman/Plain Clothes Detective
Mark Grindrod as Solicitor
Tom Shepherd as Warder


Written by Agatha Christie
Directed by Lucy Bailey
Design by William Dudley
Lighting by Chris Davey
Sound by Mic Pool


Olivier Awards, 2018 - Nominations

Best Revival

2018 What's On Stage Award Nominations

Best Play Revival

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