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Jonathan Firth, Emer McDaid and Joe McNamara Witness for the Prosecution.

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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