'Witness for the Prosecution' extends in the West End and announces new cast

Agatha Christie's Olivier award-winning courtroom murder mystery has extended its run at the historic London County Hall through to 29 September 2024.

Kate Riley
Kate Riley

Court is still in session, with the tenth cast being summoned to the historic London County Hall in this Olivier award-winning play.

Witness for the Prosecution has captivated over 86,000 audience members this year in a thrilling drama that unfolds in a real courtroom setting, directed by Lucy Bailey.

Benjamin Westerby (Macbeth, All’s Well That Ends Well) will play the accused, Leonard Vole, opposite Katie Buchholz (Leaves of Grass, Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons) as Romaine Vole. Stephen Hogan (Sardar Udham, Napoli, Brooklyn) will play Sir Wilfrid Robarts QC, Paul Ansdell (Dry, When the Rain Stops Falling) will join the cast as Mr Mayhew, David Shaw-Parker (*Uncle Vanya, My Fair Lady) as Mr Justice Wainwright and John Mackay (The Doctor, Richard II) as Mr Myers QC.

The company is completed by Phil Adèle, Melissa Aduke-James, Aamira Challenger, Tom Espiner, Sam Flint, Mackenzie Heynes, Damian Lynch, Matthew Mellalieu, Blair Robertson, Nicola Sanderson, Andrew Tuku JR and Rosamund Williams.

When Leonard Vole is accused of murdering a widow to inherit her wealth, his wife, Romaine, refuses to support his alibi. Will Leonard be able to convince the jury of his innocence?

Witness for the Prosecution is at London County Hall.

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Photo credit: Witness for the Prosecution (Photo courtesy of production)

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