Tickets for the courtroom thriller, which has seen record audience figures this year, are now on sale for performances through to September 2024. 

The cast of Witness for the Prosecution performed in London's County Hall

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The show is set in the historic and atmospheric County Hall.

So far in 2023, more than 86,000 people have seen Witness for the Prosecution at London’s historic County Hall.

Director Lucy Bailey (Much Ado About Nothing at Shakespeare’s Globe) places the audience in the thick of the action as Christie’s enthralling tale of justice, passion and betrayal unfolds around them. 

In addition to the extended booking period, the tenth cast for the show has also been announced. 

Benjamin Westerby (Macbeth, Imitating The Dog, 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; Napoli, Brooklyn, Park Theatre) will play Sir Wilfrid Robarts QC, Paul Ansdell (Dry, Human Story Theatre; When the Rain Stops Falling, Old Fire Station Oxford) 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.

Harry Giubileo (Leonard Vole), Crispin Redman (Mr Mayhew) in Witness for the Prosecution.

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Harry Giubileo (Leonard Vole) and Crispin Redman (Mr Mayhew).

About Witness for the Prosecution

Leonard Vole is accused of murdering a widow to inherit her wealth. The stakes are high. Will he be able to convince the jury of his innocence and escape the hangman’s noose?

The twists and turns of the case are played out in a spectacular courtroom setting inside the atmospheric London County Hall as prosecution battles defence and witnesses take the stand to give their shocking testimonies. 

It first opened in October 2017 and was developed with the support and involvement of the Christie family. At the time, Christie’s great grandson, James Prichard said: “It is really exciting to see this innovative approach to one of my great grandmother’s best plays.”

There are special ticket rates for groups of eight plus, 10 plus and 20 plus depending on the seat band and on selected dates.

To find out more, visit the dedicated Groups section of the website.