Witness for the Prosecution


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 of his innocence and escape the hangman’s noose?

Agatha Christie's thrilling courtroom drama, Witness for the Prosecution, officially opened in central on 23rd October 2017 in the spectacular setting of London County Hall. The play, produced by Eleanor Lloyd Productions and Rebecca Stafford Productions, will run at the stunning location until 16th September 2018. Lucy Bailey directs this gripping tale of justice, passion and betrayal, with the audience thrillingly placed in the thick of the action.

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Meet the Cast

Downton Abbey's Catherine Steadman, Little Boy Blue star Jack McMullen and David Yelland, from Foyle's War, lead the cast of a landmark new stage production of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution coming this October.

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The Legacy of Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution

Discover the history behind Christie's great play.

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Did you know?

  1. Witness for the Prosecution was one of Agatha Christie's plays running in London at the same time as two others, making her the only female playwright to have had three plays running simultaneously in London's West End.