Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution has today celebrated its 5th year at London County Hall.
To mark the anniversary, images are released of the new cast in front of the iconic London venue where the drama unfolds. The cast is led by Eastenders star Harry Reid, who recently returned to the show as the accused, Leonard Vole.
Now playing with its eighth cast, Reid is joined on stage by Naomi Sheldon (The Comedy of Errors, RSC) as Romaine Vole; Dugald Bruce-Lockhart (Private Lives) as Sir Wilfrid Robarts QC; Jonathan Coote (The Crown) as Mr Mayhew; Justin Avoth (My Brilliant Friend) as Mr Myers QC; and Nicholas Day (Yellowfin) as Mr Justice Wainwright.
The company is completed by Rosanna Adams (The Mirror and the Light), Lorraine Amako (Off the Record), Daniel Bravo (Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens), Myles Devonté (BBC Doctor Who: Time Fracture), Greg Fitch (A Murder is Announced), Kevin N Golding (SAD), Lawrence Haynes (As You Like It), Isabella Kibble, Paul McEwan (The Canterville Ghost), Simon Rhodes (Posh), Tom Syms (Alice’s Adventures Underground) and Lucy Tregear (Room).
Producers Eleanor Lloyd and Rebecca Stafford said, “We are so thrilled to be celebrating five years of ‘Witness for the Prosecution’ at London County Hall. So far over 460,000 people have expereinced the intensity and drama of Agatha Christie’s gripping story of justice, passion and betrayal in a unique court room setting”.
Directed by Lucy Bailey (Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare’s Globe) the play places the audience in the thick of the action in the majestic setting on London County Hall, as Agatha Christie’s enthralling tale unfolds around them.
The show is designed by William Dudley, with lighting by Chris Davey, sound design by Mic Pool, and casting by Ellie Collyer-Bristow CDG.
Witness for the Prosecution is booking until 16 April 2023 at London County Hall.