Meet the Cast

Overview

Discover the illustrious cast of The Witness for the Prosecution which includes Toby Jones (Detectorists, Marvellous), Andrea Riseborough (Bloodline, Birdman), Kim Cattrall (Sensitive Skin, Sex and the City), Billy Howle (The Sense of an Ending, Cider with Rosie), Monica Dolan (Appropriate Adult, The Casual Vacancy), Hayley Carmichael (Call the Midwife, Our Zoo), David Haig (The Thick Of It, Mo) and Dorian Lough (New Blood, Peaky Blinders).

Meet the Cast

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Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall plays the staggeringly wealthy widow Emily French. She glides through the London highlife, indulging in champagne and meaningless affairs with her favourite pastime: younger men.

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Toby Jones

Toby Jones plays John Mayhew, an exhausted solicitor burdened by poverty and guilt, who lives a grey and passionless existence. Leonard’s case changes everything for Mayhew.

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Andrea Riseborough

Andrea Riseborough takes on the role of fearless Romaine Heilger, a child of the First World War who emerges from the depths of the European bloodbath as an ingenious survivor.

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Billy Howle

Billy Howle plays the accused Leonard Vole. Leonard is accused of a brutal murder and only one person can save him from the noose.

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Monica Dolan

Monica Dolan plays Janet McIntyre, the dedicated maid of Emily French who is devoted to the point of possessiveness.

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David Haig

David Haig takes on the role of Sir Charles Carter, the wealthy barrister working on Leonard Vole's case.

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Hayley Carmichael

Hayley Carmichael takes on the role of Alice, Mayhew's emotionally repressed partner who is haunted by the memory of her son who died at war.

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Hudson

Hudson plays Emily French's gorgeous cat.

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