Why See Witness for the Prosecution?
Nominated for Best Revival at the Olivier Awards, 2018
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.
Previews from: 6 October 2017
Opening night: 23 October 2017
Cast and Creative
Catherine Steadman as Romaine Vole
Emma Rigby as Romaine Vole (from November 20)
Jack McMullen as Leonard Vole
Daniel Solbe as Leonard Vole (from November 20)
David Yelland as Sir Wilfrid Robarts
Jasper Britton as Sir Wilfrid Robarts (from November 20)
Philip Franks as Mr Myers
Patrick Godfrey as Sir Justice Wainwright
Christopher Ravenscroft as Sir Justice Wainwright (from Novemnber 20)
Roger Ringrose as Mr Mayhew
Ewan Stewart as Mr Mayhew (from November 20)
Richard Attlee, Elliot Balchin, Alexandra Guelff, Miranda Horn, Jon House, Jules Melvin, Hywel Simons and Alex Stedman.
Directed by Lucy Bailey
Olivier Awards, 2018 - Nominations
2018 What's On Stage Award Nominations
Best Play Revival
What you thought
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