New casting has been announced for Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution at London’s County Hall.
Benjamin Westerby (Macbeth, Imitating The Dog – UK Tour; All’s Well That Ends Well, RSC) will play the accused, Leonard Vole opposite Katie Buchholz (Leaves of Grass, Park Theatre; Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons Lemons, West End) as Romaine Vole.
Stephen Hogan (Sardar Udham, Amazon Prime) will play Sir Wilfrid Robarts QC, Paul Ansdell (Dry, Human Story Theatre) will join the cast as Mr Mayhew, David Shaw-Parker (Uncle Vanya, Hampstead Theatre; My Fair Lady, West End) as Mr Justice Wainwright and John Mackay (The Doctor, West End; Richard II, Almeida) 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. The new cast will begin performances on 26 September 2023.
Producers also announced a new booking period for the captivating court room drama – the show is now booking to 29 September 2024.
Now London’s longest running site specific theatre production, the court room setting of County Hall places the audience in the thick of the action as Agatha Christie’s tale of justice, passion and betrayal unfolds around them.
Witness for the Prosecution is booking until 29 September 2024 at London County Hall.