Witness for the Prosecution

Witness for the Prosecution Tickets

County Hall, London

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.

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

Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie tickets at London County Hall London are available to book for performances up to 8 October 2023.

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?

The London cast of Witness for the Prosecution is led by Eastenders star Harry Reid as Leonard Vole; 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. Also, 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).

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

Age restrictions
Children aged 10 and above
Running time
2 hours 15 minutes (including interval)
Performance dates
Booking to 8 October 2023
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)
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Witness for the Prosecution extends run at London County Hall
Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution has added more dates to its successful run at the London County Hall. The hit play recently celebrated its 5th anniversary after opening in October 2017, and is now booking to 8 October 2023. Producers of the show have also released some new photoshoot images of the cast. The show centres on the case of Leonard Vole, accused of murder in cold blood. Director Lucy Bailey (Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare’s Globe) thrillingly places the audience in the thick of the action as Christie’s enthralling tale of justice, passion and betrayal unfolds around them. Eastenders star Harry Reid recently returned to the show as the accused, Leonard Vole. He 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). Witness for the Prosecution is booking until 8 October 2023 at London County Hall. Book tickets to Witness for the Prosecution at London County Hall New Photos [ngg src="galleries" ids="927" display="pro_tile"] Production Photos [ngg src="galleries" ids="889" display="pro_tile"]
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Photos: Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution release new cast photos
New production photos of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution have been released, as the show welcomes its eighth cast and celebrates five years at London County Hall. Since opening in October 2017, Witness for the Prosecution has captured the imagination of audiences gripped by the case of Leonard Vole, accused of murder in cold blood. Director Lucy Bailey (Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare’s Globe) thrillingly places the audience in the thick of the action as Christie’s enthralling tale of justice, passion and betrayal unfolds around them. To date the show has been seen by over 460,000 people. Eastenders star Harry Reid recently returned to the show as the accused, Leonard Vole. He 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. 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) complete the company. Witness for the Prosecution is booking until 16 April 2023 at London County Hall. Book tickets to Witness for the Prosecution at London County Hall Production images [ngg src="galleries" ids="889" display="pro_tile"]
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Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution celebrates 5 years at London’s County Hall
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. Book tickets to Witness for the Prosecution at London County Hall [ngg src="galleries" ids="888" display="pro_tile"]
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Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution announces new cast including Harry Reid
Producers of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution at London County Hall have announced the eighth cast for the show, in a production that is approaching its fifth anniversary in October. The new cast starts from 27 September 2022. Eastenders star Harry Reid is set to return to the cast, reprising his role as the accused, Leonard Vole. He is joined 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). 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 of justice, passion and betrayal 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. Book tickets to Witness for the Prosecution at London County Hall
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Agatha Christie’s The Mirror Crack’d reveals cast for 2022 UK tour including Susie Blake and Joe McFadden
Rachel Wagstaff’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s The Mirror Crack'd is setting off on a UK tour, directed by Philip Franks. Produced by Original Theatre, the murder mystery starts at Devonshire Park, Eastbourne on 8 September 2022, with other dates including Cheltenham, York, Oxford and Northampton. Susie Blake stars as Miss Marple, with Sophie Ward as Marina Gregg, Joe McFadden as Jason Rudd, Veronica Roberts as Dolly Bantry, Mara Allen as Cherry Baker, Sarah Lawrie as Ella Zielinsky, Jules Melvin as Heather Leigh and David Partridge as Cyril Leigh. They are joined by Oliver Boot as Chief Inspector Craddock, Lorenzo Martelli as Guiseppe Renzo, Chrystine Symone as Lola Brewster and Holly Smith in the ensemble. The Mirror Crack’d From Side to Side was published in the UK in 1962 and was famously adapted as a feature film, The Mirror Crack’d, in 1980, starring Angela Lansbury as Miss Marple, Elizabeth Taylor, Kim Novak, Rock Hudson and Tony Curtis.  On television, adaptations of the novel have starred Joan Hickson as Miss Marple in 1992 and Julia McKenzie as Miss Marple in 2011. The Mirror Crack’d  is directed by Philip Franks (Barnes’ People, The Haunting of Alice Bowles, The Habit of Art, The Croft and A Cold Supper Behind Harrods) and designed by Adrian Linford, with lighting design by Emma Chapman, sound design by Max Pappenheim, casting by Ellie Collyer-Bristow CDG and movement direction by Sophia Vi. Photos: Michael Wharley The Mirror Crackd - Susie Blake The Mirror Crackd - Joe McFadden The Mirror Crack’d UK Tour dates 8 – 17 September                    Eastbourne Devonshire Park 20 – 24 September                  Darlington Hippodrome 27 September – 1 October       Cheltenham Everyman Theatre 4 – 8 October                          York Theatre Royal 10 – 15 October                       Oxford Playhouse 17 – 22 October                       Mold Theatr Clwyd 31 October – 5 November        Northampton Royal & Derngate 8 – 12 November                     Norwich Theatre Royal 14 – 19 November                   Malvern Festival Theatre 22 – 26 November                   Bromley Churchill Theatre 28 November - 3 December     Southend Palace Theatre More about the tour
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Witness for the Prosecution extends to April 2023 at London’s County Hall
Witness for the Prosecution, the acclaimed stage production of Agatha Christie's gripping crime drama is now booking until 16 April 2023 at County Hall. Christie's high stakes tale of justice, passion and betrayal is now in its fifth year and seventh cast at the historic venue on London's Southbank. Casting for the new booking period is to be revealed at a later date. Set in the spectacular chamber of London's County Hall, director Lucy Bailey's revival puts the audience in the thick of the action giving theatre-goers a unique immersive experience to Agatha Christie's court room thriller. The semi-immersive show has been seen by over 400,000 people since it premiered at the venue in 2017. Producers Eleanor Lloyd and Rebecca Stafford said: “After being closed for 18 months during the pandemic we are thrilled that audiences have welcomed Witness for the Prosecution back with such enthusiasm. Over 400,000 people have seen the show since we opened in 2017 and we are excited to now be extending into a 6th year with a new booking period now on sale until April 2023.”  The current cast includes Joshua Glenister as the accused, Leonard Vole, opposite Lauren O’Neil as Romaine. Owen Oakeshott will play Sir Wilfrid Robarts QC. He is joined by Peter Landi as Mr Mayhew, Richard Teverson as Mr Myers QC, and James Hayes as Mr Justice Wainwright. The company is completed by James Alper, Lily Blunsom-Washbrook, Jonathan Brenner, Simon Butteriss, Vicki Davids, William Donaldson, Nick Hardie, Andrew Hollingworth, Mandi Symonds, Naomi Taylor,Matt Weyland, and Donnavan Yates. [videopress db5Ho7Zf w=750] Watch the trailer for Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie Witness for the Prosecution By Agatha Christie is booking until 16 April 2023 at County Hall, London. Witness for the Prosecution By Agatha Christie tickets are now available
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Cathy is played by Lucy McCormick in the production, with Sam Archer (Lockwood/Edgar Linton), Nandi Bhebhe (The Moor), Mirabelle Gremaud (swing), TJ Holmes (Robert), Craig Johnson (Mr Earnshaw/Dr Kenneth), Jordan Laviniere (John), Kandaka Moore (Zillah), Katy Owen (Isabella Linton/Linton Heathcliff), Tama Phethean (Hindley Earnshaw/Hareton Earnshaw) and Witney White (Frances Earnshaw/Young Cathy). Tamne, who starred in The Prince of Egypt at the Dominion Theatre, takes over from Bridgerton and Harlot's actor Ash Hunter for just 5 days in London before the show ends at the National on 19 March, and then goes on a UK tour. More cast for The Southbury Child (London & Chichester) Additional cast has been announced to join Alex Jennings in Stephen Beresford's new play The Southbury Child at the Bridge Theatre. Holly Atkins will play Joy Sampson, Josh Finan as Lee Southbury, Jack Greenlees as Craig Connor, Jo Herbert as Susannah Highland, Phoebe Nicholls as Mary Highland, Racheal Ofori as Naomi Highland and Sarah Twomey as Tina Southbury. The play is directed by Nicholas Hytner, and runs at the Bridge Theatre from 1 July to 27 August 2022. It is also doing a stint at the Chichester Festival Theatre first, from 13 to 25 June 2022. Book tickets to The Southbury Child at the Bridge Theatre Witness for the Prosecution new cast announced (London) Agatha Christie's thriller Witness for the Prosecution at County Hall in London has announced its new cast, and is now in its fourth nail-biting year. Joshua Glenister stars as Leonard Vole, the accused, alongside Lauren O’Neil as Romaine, David Michaels as Sir Wilfrid Robarts QC, Peter Landi as Mr Mayhew, Richard Teverson as Mr Myers QC, and James Hayes as Mr Justice Wainwright. Other cast include James Alper, Lily Blunsom-Washbrook, Jonathan Brenner, Simon Butteriss Vicki Davids William Donaldson, Nick Hardie, Andrew Hollingworth, Mandi Symonds, Naomi Taylor, Matt Weyland and Donnavan Yates. Book tickets to Witness for the Prosecution at County Hall The Play That Goes Wrong casting (London) Olivier Award winning comedy The Play That Goes Wrong at the Duchess Theatre has announced a new cast from 5 April 2022. Tomisin Ajani will star as Trevor, Jo Ben Ayed as Dennis, Ashh Blackwood as Annie, Anya de Villiersas Sandra, Tendai Humphrey Sitima as Robert, Scott Hunter as Max, Oliver Mott as Jonathan, and Mikhail Sen as Chris. The company is completed by Roisin Fahey, Charlie Richards, Stuart Vincent, Emily Waters and Jack Whittle. Now in its 8th year in the West End, The Play That Goes Wrong is co-written by Mischief company members Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields and is directed by Mark Bell. 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New cast announced for Witness for the Prosecution at County Hall
Producers of Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution at County Hall in London have announced the play's new cast. Leading the play are Joe McNamara, who makes his professional stage debut as the accused, Leonard Vole; Emer McDaid (Game of Thrones) as Romaine; Jonathan Firth (Father Brown) as Sir Wilfrid Robarts; Teddy Kempner (Caroline or Change) as Mr Mayhew; Miles Richardson (The Crown) as Mr Myers; and Martin Turner (The Son) as Mr Justice Wainwright. The wider cast includes Christopher Dickins, Nicholas Fretwell, Yvonne Gidden, Sam Graham, Eliot Giuralarocca, Ellie-Rose Mackinlay, and Elana Martin. Based on Agatha Christie's high stakes tale of justice, passion and betrayal, the story centres on Leonard Vole -  a man accused of murdering an elderly lady for her money. Set in the spectacular chamber of London's County Hall, director Lucy Bailey's revival puts the audience in the thick of the action giving theatre-goers a unique immersive experience to Agatha Christie's court room thriller. Agatha Christie's classic returns to County Hall on 14 September, just in time to celebrate Agatha Christie’s birthday on 15 September, and is booking through to 20 March 2022. Witness for the Prosecution has played over 1,000 performances at County Hall in front of over 325,000 people. The play is directed by Lucy Bailey, designed by William Dudley, and with lighting by Chris Davey, sound design by Mic Pool and casting by Ellie Collyer-Bristow CDG. Witness for the Prosecution By Agatha Christie tickets are now available
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Witness for the Prosecution sets return date for August 2021
The London production of Witness for the Prosecution will resume performances at County Hall in August 2021. Based on the Agatha Christie high stakes tale of justice, passion and betrayal, the story centres on Leonard Vole -  a man accused of murdering an elderly lady for her money. Set in the spectacular chamber of London's County Hall, director Lucy Bailey's revival puts the audience in the thick of the action giving theatre-goers a unique immersive experience to Agatha Christie's court room thriller. The semi-immersive show has been seen by over 325,000 people since it premiered at the venue in 2017. Witness for the Prosecution will resume performances at the venue on 3 August 2021 in line with step four of the governments roadmap to reopening theatre and entertainment spaces. The production had previously indicated it would open in May, however like many productions it was forced to push the date later in the year as a precautionary measure. Producers for the show have also added their name to calls for a government backed insurance scheme which would allow more productions to begin the process of resuming performances. Casting for the new run is to be revealed. The production 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 at London County Hall Witness for the Prosecution By Agatha Christie is booking from 3 August 2021 until 20 March 2022 at County Hall, London. Witness for the Prosecution By Agatha Christie tickets are now available
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Witness for the Prosecution to resume performances in May 2021
Witness for the Prosecution will resume performances at London's County Hall from 18 May 2021 provided capacity restrictions are lifted by the UK Government. Agatha Christie's gripping legal drama features more twists and turns than a corkscrew, as prosecution battles defence inside the spectacular courtroom setting inside the iconic London County Hall.  Prior to lockdown, director Lucy Bailey's (Switzerland, Love From A Stranger, The Graduate) production was entering its third year at the site specific venue where it has was nominated for Best Revival at the 2018 Olivier Awards and had performed over 1000 shows. Audiences watch in the round in the majestic County Hall building. Producers Eleanor Lloyd and Rebecca Stafford said ‘We cannot wait to bring ‘Witness for the Prosecution’ back to the magnificent setting of London County Hall and share Agatha Christie's courtroom spectacle with audiences once again. When the theatres were closed last March we had just celebrated our 1000th performance having played to over 325,000 people over two and a half years. Last year was tough for everyone in the theatre industry." They added "In order to be able to re-open as soon as we can, we are making this announcement now on the assumption that by our first performance government audience restrictions will be lifted and that contingency insurance will be available, either from the insurance market, or from a stop-gap government backed scheme." Watch Leonard Vole in the dock as he's prosecuted for murder. Since opening in October 2017 Londoner’s have flocked to Christie’s high stakes tale of justice, passion and betrayal with audience members including celebrities Holly Willoughby, Tess Daly, Isla Fisher, Kelly Holmes, Calvin Klein, Ian McKellen, David Suchet, George Takei and Ronnie Wood. This major revival thrillingly puts the audience in the thick of the action giving theatre-goers a unique immersive experience to Agatha Christie's court room thriller. Casting for the production will be announced in due course. The production is designed by William Dudley, with lighting by Chris Davey, sound design by Mic Pool and casting by Ellie Collyer-Bristow CDG. Was he framed or did he do it? Witness for the Prosecution By Agatha Christie is booking from 18 May 2021 until 31 October 2021 at County Hall, London. Witness for the Prosecution By Agatha Christie tickets are now available
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Eleanor Lloyd named new Society of London Theatre president
London theatre producer Eleanor Lloyd has been named as the new President of the Society of London Theatre, the trade body representing London's theatres. Announced today after SOLT's Annual General Meeting, Lloyd has already served on the SOLT board for six years. Her productions include Witness For The Prosecution at County Hall, and new play Emilia, which ran at Shakespeare’s Globe and the Vaudeville Theatre in 2019 winning three 2020 Olivier Awards. She began her career at the Royal Court and Gate Theatres, whilst also producing fringe shows in London and Edinburgh. Lloyd’s West End productions include co-productions and collaborations with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe and Sonia Friedman Productions, among many others.  The appointment of Eleanor Lloyd follows the conclusion of Kenny Wax’s three-year tenure as President. Lloyd's tenure as President will end in 2023. Eleanor Lloyd, President of SOLT, said in a press statement: "Our theatre industry has a crucial role to play as the nation recovers from an unprecedented crisis. I am proud to be stepping up at this critical moment and committed to helping our vibrant and diverse community rebuild.  I want to thank Kenny Wax and SOLT Chief Executive Julian Bird for their calm leadership through the choppy waters of the last eight months. I can’t wait to welcome back our passionate audiences and I will work tirelessly to ensure London remains a global destination for the best live theatre." Kenny Wax, Society of London Theatre Outgoing SOLT President Kenny Wax said: "It has been a great honour to serve as President for the past three years of this extraordinary and (in my opinion) undervalued trade organisation. The work that SOLT has done led by Julian and his team has been titanic since the first lockdown in March. One would like to hand over the reigns of an organisation with the industry in good health, but the extraordinary circumstances of the past eight months make that impossible. I would like to thank the board and the membership for supporting me during my time as President and to take this opportunity to wish Eleanor all the very best in her new role." Julian Bird, Society of London Theatre Also Chief Executive of SOLT, Julian Bird, said: "We are delighted to welcome Eleanor Lloyd as the new president of SOLT. She takes on the role at a time of great turmoil and uncertainty for our industry, in which SOLT has arguably never played a more important part in providing a voice for theatre, ensuring industry professionals are protected, and lobbying for the vital support we need to survive as a sector. Having worked across so many forms of theatre, from the fringe to the West End, I believe Eleanor is well placed to help steward SOLT and its members, helping us weather this storm. SOLT would also like to thank President Kenny Wax and Vice President Caro Newling for their tireless work over the past three years."

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