London County Hall
County Hall, Belvedere Rd, South Bank, London SE1 7GPVenue information
A unique courtroom staging of WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION by Agatha Christie, directed by Lucy Bailey.
You have been summoned for jury service. Step inside the magnificent surroundings of The Chamber at 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. Majestic foyer and bar areas and a spacious auditorium offer excellent ventilation and space for audiences to relax and enjoy this classic thriller.
Benjamin Westerby (Macbeth, Imitating The Dog – UK Tour) plays the accused, Leonard Vole opposite Katie Buchholz (Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons, West End) as his wife Romaine Vole. Leonard 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?
Stephen Hogan (Napoli, Brooklyn, Park Theatre) plays Sir Wilfrid Robarts QC, Paul Ansdell (When the Rain Stops Falling, Old Fire Station Oxford) joins the cast as Mr Mayhew, David Shaw-Parker (My Fair Lady, West End) as Mr Justice Wainwright and John Mackay (The Doctor, West End) 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.
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Leonard Vole – accused of murdering a woman to inherit her money.
In this story of passion, betrayal, and justice, can Leonard convince the jury (and audience) of his innocence? Or will he be deemed guilty and sent to his death?
Tickets on sale now for performances until 29 Sep 2024. Tickets start from £13.80 for performances running Tuesday – Saturday 7.30pm, Saturday 2.30pm, Sunday 3pm.
2 hours 20 minutes, including interval.
Benjamin Westerby (Leonard Vole), Katie Buchholz (Romaine Vole), Stephen Hogan (Sir Wilfrid Robarts QC), Paul Ansdell (Mr Mayhew), David Shaw-Parker (Mr Justice Wainwright), and John Mackay (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.
Agatha Christie (Author), Lucy Bailey (Director), Mic Pool (Sound Designer), Chris Davey (Lighting Designer), William Dudley (Designer), Ellie Collyer-Bristow CDG (Casting).
The London County Hall theatre has air conditioning.
Latecomers may not be permitted. Gallery Seats are not suitable for those who have difficulties climbing stairs are Vertigo sufferers. Row A in the Gallery has narrow access to seats.
There is not a cloakroom at this venue; bags that do not fit comfortably under a single seat will not be permitted.
1. If you test positive for COVID-19, display symptoms, are asked to isolate by NHS Test and Trace, or your local COVID-19 tier prevents you from attending, you can exchange your tickets.
2. If the show is cancelled due to COVID-19 or any other reason, you will be offered a free exchange or refund.
3. If the show is going ahead and you are able to attend, there will be no exchange or refund available.
'Criminally good' 'Classic Christie'
'It's atmospheric. It's an event'
'A palatial interior fit for the queen of crime'
'Agatha Christie's ingenious courtroom drama fits perfectly in County Hall'
'If you like a good murder mystery, then this is just the thing for you'
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