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County Hall, London
Booking to 30 March 2025
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About Witness for the Prosecution

Agatha Christie’s gripping legal drama, staged at County Hall

Step inside the magnificent courtroom setting of London County Hall and experience the intensity and drama of Agatha Christie’s gripping story of justice, passion and betrayal.

This electrifying Agatha Christie courtroom drama is a gripping tale of justice, passion, and betrayal.

Directed by Lucy Bailey, Witness For The Prosecution places the audience right in the heart of the action within The Chamber of London’s beautiful County Hall.

Prepare to be swept away on a thrilling roller coaster ride as Leonard Vole faces trial for the murder of widow Emily French, with the outcome hanging in the balance. As accusations fly and tensions rise, can Leonard navigate the twists and turns of the courtroom to prove his innocence? With shocking witness testimony and unexpected revelations, the stakes couldn’t be higher. Will justice prevail, or will Leonard face the hangman’s noose?

Originally penned by Christie in 1925 as Traitor Hands, Witness For The Prosecution has captivated audiences since its stage debut in 1953. Now, with the support of the Christie family, this gripping tale comes to life once again in a production that promises to thrill and enthrall.

Don’t miss your chance to witness this landmark stage story unfold on London’s Southbank. Book your tickets now and experience the suspense and drama of Witness For The Prosecution at County Hall.

Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie tickets at London County Hall London are available to book for performances up to 30 March 2025.

What's the story of Witness for the Prosecution?

You have been summoned for jury service… 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, and you of his innocence and escape the hangman’s noose?

Who is in the cast of Witness for the Prosecution?

George Jones as Leonard Vole and Meghan Treadway as Romaine Vole.

Oliver Boot as Sir Wilfrid Robarts QC, Ewen Cummins as Mr Mayhew, David Killick as Mr Justice Wainwright and Gyuri Sarossy as Mr Myers QC.

The company is completed by Alexandra Barredo, Nicholas Chambers, Nicholas Cowell, Rhîan Crowley-McLean, Luke Harrison, Lawrence Haynes, Antony Jardine, Lara Lemon, Patrick Munday, Callum Ravden, Veronica Roberts and Paulo Vieira.

 

 

Who are the creative team of Witness for the Prosecution?

Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution is directed by Lucy Bailey with design by William Dudley, lighting by Chris Davey and sound design by Mic Pool.


Reviews of Witness for the Prosecution

★★★★★ "Criminally Good" - Daily Mail
★★★★ "A palatial interior fit for the Queen of crime" - Daily Telegraph
★★★★ "The Perfect Setting. A deliciously enjoyable revival" - Time Out
★★★★ "Agatha Christie’s ingenious courtroom drama fits perfectly in County Hall" - The Guardian
★★★★ "The setting, the playing, the plotting keep you guessing happily throughout" - The Times
★★★★  Average review score

Show Information

Performance dates
Booking to 30 March 2025
Age restrictions
Children aged 10 and above
Running time
2 hours 15 minutes (including interval)
Performance days
Evenings: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Matinees: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday

Performance information is for guidance only. Check booking calendar for details.


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Important Notes

Important information: Latecomers may not be admitted.
We do not allow any babes in arms and children under the age of 2 will not be permitted as it may cause disruption to the actors and other audience members. All children need their own ticket.

SEATING

Please allow extra arrival time as there are multiple entrances to the seating area once inside the theatre. A note about Gallery Tickets: Access to the original Public Galleries is up a flight of stairs, with no lift access. Once at Gallery level, the steps to access Rows C and D are steep with extra steps. Seats in Row A have narrow access and 2 extra steps. All steps in the Galleries are narrow. These seats may not be suitable for patrons with access requirements or vertigo sufferers.Hearing loop may not work for patrons seated in the North and South Gallery. There are no toilets on the Gallery level.

A note about Stalls Tickets: There is a lift from Street level to the foyer/Box Office. There is a lift from the foyer to the Courtroom Stalls Chamber ONLY. Row F is the only row for step-free access. There is a wheelchair space available in row F suitable for those wishing to remain in their wheelchair for the duration of the show. Hearing Loop should work for all seats in the Courtroom Stalls. We advise that patrons with access requirements check with theatre’s box office before purchasing tickets.

Please note: There is not a cloakroom at this venue; bags that do not fit comfortably under a single seat will not be permitted.


Venue Information

County Hall, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 7PB
Nearest Tube or Train: Waterloo (Jubilee line, Northern line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 76, 77, 211, 381, 507, N381
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Ticket Information

Official London Theatre tickets for Witness for the Prosecution at the County Hall, London.  Book tickets to Witness for the Prosecution at the County Hall, London with WestEndTheatre.com. You will be purchasing official London theatre tickets from an authorised retailer and member of the Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Witness for the Prosecution is playing at the County Hall in London
The running time of Witness for the Prosecution is 2 hours 15 minutes (including interval)
The age recommendations for Witness for the Prosecution are: Children aged 10 and above
Click on the Find Tickets button at the top or bottom of this page to buy tickets for Witness for the Prosecution. You will be able to access the booking calendar to check ticket availability and see any exclusive offers or discounts.
Yes, Witness for the Prosecution has matinee performances on the following days: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday

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