Witness for the Prosecution


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.

Harry Giubileo (Last Train To Christmas) makes his West End debut as the accused, Leonard Vole alongside Madeleine Walker (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) 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?

Jo Stone-Fewings (Home I’m Darling) and Crispin Redman (Law & Order) return to the cast as Sir Wilfrid Robarts QC and Mr Mayhew. Nick Sampson (The Madness of King George III) will join the cast as Mr Myers QC, and Terence Wilton (The Woman in Black) as Mr Justice Wainwright.

The company is completed by Bradley Adams, Nick Morrison Baker (Hamlet), Theo Holt-Bailey (Fist Fights at Funerals), Dafydd Gwyn Howells (Vulcan 7), Ben Jacobson (Baskerville), Caitlin Kaur (SKEPTA’S Dystopia 987), Don Klass (Romeo & Juliet), Godiva Marshall (The Lion King), Phoebe Newlan (The House of Bernada Alba), Jo Servi (Dreamgirls), David Shelley (Julius Caesar) and Tracey Wilkinson (Carnival Row).

Don’t miss this landmark stage production on London’s Southbank.

See you in court. Book your WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION theatre tickets with LOVEtheatre today!

What is Witness for the Prosecution about?

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?

Ticket Information

Tickets on sale now for performances until 28 April 2024. Tickets start from £13.80 for performances running Tuesday – Saturday 7.30pm, Saturday 2.30pm, Sunday 3pm.

Running Time

2 hours 20 minutes, including interval.

Cast & Creatives

James Alper (Warder), Lily Blunsom-Washbrook (The Woman), Jonathan Brenner (Solicitor), Simon Butteriss (Carter/Dr Wyatt), Vicki Davids (Greta/Miss Clegg), William Donaldson (Clerk of the Court), Harry Giubileo (Leonard Vole), Terence Wilton (Mr Justice Wainwright), Nick Hardie (Policeman/Plain Clothes Detective), Andrew Hollingworth (Judge’s Clerk), Crispin Redman (Mr Mayhew), Jo Stone-Fewings (Sir Wilfrid Robarts Q.C.), Madeleine Walker (Romaine Vole), Mandi Symonds (Janet Mackenzie), Naomi Taylor (Stenographer), Nick Sampson (Mr Myers Q.C.), Matt Weyland (Inspector Hearne), Donnavan Yates (Court Officer 2). The cast also includes Bradley Adams, Nick Morrison Baker, Theo Holt-Bailey, Dafydd Gwyn Howells, Ben Jacobson, Caitlin Kaur, Don Klass, Godiva Marshall, Phoebe Newlan, Jo Servi, David Shelley and Tracey Wilkinson.

Agatha Christie (Author), Lucy Bailey (Director), Mic Pool (Sound Designer), Chris Davey (Lighting Designer), William Dudley (Designer).

*Please note:

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.

Cancellation Policy

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.

Booking Period

14 Sep 2021 – 28 Apr 2024

Weekly Performances

Sunday 3:00PM
Tuesday 7:30PM
Wednesday 7:30PM
Thursday 2:30PM, 7:30PM
Friday 7:30PM
Saturday 2:30PM, 7:30PM

For group bookings of 10 or more:
Submit a request online

Or call 020 7206 1176

Venue Information

London County Hall

County Hall, Belvedere Rd, South Bank, London SE1 7GP

Get Directions

Nearest Tube/Rail Station

Waterloo, Westminster, Embankment or Charing Cross


211, 77 and 381

Nearest Car Parks

Waterloo Car Park on York Road and Britannia Parking on Upper Marsh

In the Press

Daily Mail

'Criminally good' 'Classic Christie'

The Arts Desk

'A delight'

The Times

'It's atmospheric. It's an event'

Daily Telegraph

'A palatial interior fit for the queen of crime'

The Guardian

'Agatha Christie's ingenious courtroom drama fits perfectly in County Hall'

Broadway World

'If you like a good murder mystery, then this is just the thing for you'

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