Witness for the Prosecution
You have been summoned for jury service...
Step inside the magnificent surroundings of London County Hall and experience the intensity and drama of Agatha Christie’s gripping story of justice, passion and betrayal in a unique courtroom setting.
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?
Don’t miss this landmark stage production on London’s Southbank.
See you in court.
***** ‘CRIMINALLY GOOD’ Daily Mail
**** ‘A palatial interior fit for the QUEEN OF CRIME’ Daily Telegraph
**** ‘THE PERFECT SETTING. A deliciously enjoyable revival.’ Time Out
**** ‘Christie's courtroom drama in the grand chamber at County Hall entertains, amuses and unsettles’ Daily Telegraph
**** Agatha Christie’s INGENIOUS courtroom drama fits perfectly in County Hall’ Guardian
**** ‘Hugely fun site-specific revival of this Agatha Christie courtroom drama’ Time Out
****‘BIG, AUSTERE AND GRAND, the PERFECT SETTING.’ Time Out
***** ‘Classic Christie’ Daily Mail
***** ‘The queen of cunning has been brilliantly served.’ Daily Mail
**** ‘A DELIGHT’ The Arts Desk
**** ‘Compelling new production in the Council Chamber at London County Hall is guilty of being a good night out’ The Arts Desk
****’The setting, the playing, the plotting keep you guessing happily throughout.’ Times
**** "It’s atmospheric. It’s an event." Times
- Access Information
If you have any concerns regarding access, we strongly recommend you book your seats in the Courtroom Stalls:
- There is no lift to the Galleries.
- The Galleries are up 33 steps from the Chamber.
- Gallery Seats are not suitable for those who have difficulties climbing stairs or are Vertigo sufferers.
- Gallery row A has narrow access to seats.
- Cancellation Policy
No exchanges or refunds.
The new cast for Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie will be led by television actor Harry Reid as Leonard Vole. Reid is best known for BBC1’s EastEnders. He will be joined by Lucy Phelps (Call the Midwife, Anthony & Cleopatra, King Charles III), Richard Clothier (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Graduate), Julian Curry (The Alchemist, Rumpole of the Bailey), and Peter Moreton (The Winter’s Tale, Shakespeare in Love).
Philip Franks (Art, Noises Off, Darling Buds of May) continues in the role of Mr Myers, along with returning cast members Richard Attlee, Jules Melvin and Hywel Simons. Also joining the company will be Charlotte Blackledge, Molly Jackson-Shaw, Parys Jordon, Tyler South, Antoinette Tagoe and Matt Weyland.
The new company will begin performances on Tuesday 27 March 2018.
2 hours 15 mins
- Good To Know
This is an immersive production - the actors will be in the aisles although the audience will remain seated throughout.
- Suitable For Children
- What's Included
All VIP tickets include a free programme with 2 free drinks.
You will be given everything on arrival to the venue. Once you have their tickets you will be shown to a special VIP Jury Desk where you will receive your programme and drinks vouchers. All Jury Members should be in their seats 5 minutes prior to the start of the performance.
- Performance Times
6 October 2017 - 31 March 2019
7.30pm Tuesday - Saturday
2.30pm Thursday and Saturday
- Where Do I Go
Belevedere Road, SE1 7PB
Nearest Tube stations: Waterloo and Westminster
Nearest Main line station: Waterloo
London County Hall is situated on the South Bank of the River Thames beside the London Eye and the Westminster Bridge, and opposite the Houses of Parliament. The entrance of Witness for the Prosecution is located on Belvedere Road.
From Waterloo station follow exit signs towards Southbank/County Hall attractions and then follow signs to York Road and walk a few minutes along the road and County Hall will be on your left.
London County Hall
Latest critic reviews
"A palatial interior fit for the QUEEN OF CRIME"
"THE PERFECT SETTING. A deliciously enjoyable revival."
"Agatha Christie’s INGENIOUS courtroom drama fits perfectly in County Hall"