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Kim Cattrall joins BBC's The Witness for the Prosecution

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KIM Cattrall is to star in a BBC adaptation of Agatha Christie’s The Witness for the Prosecution.

The former Sex & The City star will line up alongside Toby Jones and Andrea Riseborough for the two-part drama, which began filming in Liverpool last week.

Cattrall stars as the murder victim, while Billy Howle plays the suspect. Riseborough appears as the accused’s girlfriend, while Jones portrays his solicitor.

The Witness for the Prosecution is a 23-page short story that was written by famed author Christie in 1925.

The TV adaptation will be directed by Julian Jarrold, whose credits include The Girl and Appropriate Adult.

As yet, no transmission date has been given.

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