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Witness for the Prosecution - 2017 - West End

You have been summoned for jury service...

Step inside the magnificent surroundings of London County Hall and experience the intensity and drama of Agatha Christie's gripping story of justice, passion and betrayal in a unique courtroom setting.

Leonard Vole is accused of murdering a widow to inherit her wealth. The stakes are high - will Leonard survive the shocking witness testimony, will he be able to convince the jury, and you of his innocence and escape the hangman's noose?

Don't miss this landmark stage production on London's Southbank.

See you in court.


London County Hall

(London, )
Belvedere Road

Witness for the Prosecution West End Cast


by Jamie Body - February 26, 2020
The Agatha Christie favourite Witness for the Prosecution appears to be a jury-pleaser. Opening in 2017, it's currently booking at London's historic County Hall until September 2020 - surpassing the play's original West End run. We talk to cast members Taz Skylar and Alexandra Guelff about performing the show in such a unique venue and why Christie's work is still so popular.
by Rona Kelly - March 2, 2019
Witness for the Prosecution announced that it would be extending its run at London County Hall this week, with court now in session until March 2020. Jasper Britton shares what it's like to play this venue and with these immersed audiences.
by Stephi Wild - February 26, 2019
Eleanor Lloyd Productions and Rebecca Stafford Productions today announce further tickets for Witness for the Prosecution will go on sale to the general public on Thursday 28 February 2019. The production, which has now surpassed the original West End run in at the Winter Garden Theatre (now the Gillian Lynne Theatre), will be extending into its third year at London's historic County Hall. Tickets will be available until 29 March 2020.
by Stephi Wild - November 28, 2018
Eleanor Lloyd Productions and Rebecca Stafford Productions today release the first images featuring the new cast of Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie, now in its second year in the spectacular Chamber space inside London's County Hall. The new company's first performance was on Tuesday 20 November and brand new production photography can be seen below!
by Stephi Wild - February 23, 2018
Eleanor Lloyd Productions and Rebecca Stafford Productions announce the new cast for Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie, starring television actor Harry Reid as the accused, Leonard Vole. Reid is best known for most recently playing character Ben Mitchell for nearly four years on BBC1's EastEnders. Reid will be joined by Lucy Phelps (Call the Midwife, Anthony & Cleopatra, King Charles III) as Romaine, Richard Clothier (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Graduate) as Sir Wilfrid Robarts, Julian Curry (The Alchemist, Rumpole of the Bailey) will play Mr Justice Wainwright and Peter Moreton (The Winter's Tale, Shakespeare in Love) who will be playing Mr Mayhew.
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2017
Eleanor Lloyd Productions and Rebecca Stafford Productions have just announced that due to great critical acclaim and huge demand for tickets Witness for the Prosecution will extend its run on London's South Bank until 16 September 2018.
by Debbie Gilpin - October 23, 2017
With her most famous play, The Mousetrap, celebrating its 65th anniversary in London's West End, it only seems right for another of Agatha Christie's stage works to be brought back for a limited run. Based on the short story Traitor Hands, Christie adapted it into a play in the early 1950s - and it was recently seen on the small screen, as the BBC aired a television version over the last festive season.
by BWW News Desk - October 3, 2017
The first photographs are released today from the brand new production of Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie. The play begins previews on London's South Bank this Friday 6 October. Check out the photos below!
by Cindy Marcolina - September 18, 2017
Catherine Steadman's career spans stage and screen: from Mansfield Park to Downton Abbey, and from Oppenheimer (which earned her an Oliver Award nomination) to That Face at the Royal Court. She's now embarking on a new production of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution at London County Hall.