Witness for the Prosecution extends run at London County Hall to April 2023

Joshua Glenister as Leonard Vole in Witness for the Prosecution photo by Ellie Kurttz 2
Joshua Glenister as Leonard Vole in Witness for the Prosecution photo by Ellie Kurttz

Witness for the Prosecution at London County Hall has extended its run into 2023.

The acclaimed production of Agatha Christie’s classic is now booking through to 16 April 2023.


Producers Eleanor Lloyd and Rebecca Stafford said: “After being closed for 18 months during the pandemic we are thrilled that audiences have welcomed Witness for the Prosecution back with such enthusiasm.

“Over 400,000 people have seen the show since we opened in 2017 and we are excited to now be extending into a 6th year with a new booking period now on sale until April 2023.”

Now in its fifth year, Witness for the Prosecution has captured the imagination of thousands gripped by the case of Leonard Vole, accused of murder in cold blood. Director Lucy Bailey thrillingly places the audience in the thick of the action as Christie’s enthralling tale of justice, passion and betrayal unfolds around them.

Leonard Vole is accused of murdering a widow to inherit her wealth. The stakes are high. Will he be able to convince the jury of his innocence and escape the hangman’s noose?

The twists and turns of the case are played out in a spectacular courtroom setting inside the atmospheric London County Hall as prosecution battles defence and witnesses take the stand to give their shocking testimonies.

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The current cast includes Joshua Glenister as the accused, Leonard Vole, opposite Lauren O’Neil as Romaine. Owen Oakeshott will play Sir Wilfrid Robarts QC. He is joined by Peter Landi as Mr Mayhew, Richard Teverson as Mr Myers QC, and James Hayes as Mr Justice Wainwright. The company is completed by James Alper, Lily Blunsom-Washbrook, Jonathan Brenner, Simon Butteriss, Vicki Davids, William Donaldson, Nick Hardie, Andrew Hollingworth, Mandi Symonds, Naomi Taylor, Matt Weyland, and Donnavan Yates.

Casting for for the new booking period is to be announced.

The production is designed by William Dudley, with lighting by Chris Davey, sound design by Mic Pool and casting by Ellie Collyer-Bristow CDG.

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