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Witness for the Prosecution reveals new cast and extends run to September 2024

Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution has announced its tenth cast and a new extension.


The courtroom thriller is now booking at London County Hall through to 29 September 2024. You can book tickets now here.

Making up the new cast, Benjamin Westerby (Macbeth, Imitating The Dog – UK Tour; 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.

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?

Book Witness for the Prosecution tickets here »

Directed by Lucy Bailey, the Olivier-nominated production is designed by William Dudley, with lighting by Chris Davey, sound design by Mic Pool and casting by Ellie Collyer-Bristow CDG.

For more information, visit witnesscountyhall.com

About the author: Josh Darvill

Josh is Stageberry's editor with over five years of experience writing about theatre in the West End and across the UK. Prior to following his passion for musicals, he worked for more than a decade as a TV journalist.