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New cast announced as Witness for the Prosecution celebrates 2nd birthday at London's County Hall

Taz Skylar

Casting news

TODAY (October 8, 2019), Witness for the Prosecution celebrates its 2nd birthday at London’s County Hall, where it has extended booking until Sunday, September 13, 2020.

From November 17, 2019, the production will welcome new cast members including Taz Skylar (Warheads, Lie Low, The Kill Team) as the accused Leonard Vole, Alexandra Guelff (Gaslight, Ghosts, The Busy Body) as Romaine Vole, Jo Stone-Fewings (Trust, Home I’m Darling, King John) as Sir Wilfrid Robarts QC, Kevin McMonagle (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, People, Places and Things, Bramwell) as Mr Myers QC, Jeffery Kissoon (EastEnders, Grange Hill, Julius Caesar/The Meeting/Antony and Cleopatra) as Mr Justice Wainwright and Crispin Redman (Law & Order, Love From A Stranger, Yes, Prime Minister) as Mr Mayhew.

They will be joined by Amelia Annowska, Mark Grindrod, Timothy Harker, George Howard, Jane Lambert, Owen Oakeshott, Tom Shepherd, Vivienne Smith, Craig Talbot and Cathy Walker.

As the production enters its 3rd year in the iconic London venue, over 260,000 people have borne witness to this gripping courtroom drama and the case of Leonard Vole, accused of murder in cold blood. The twists and turns of the case are played out as prosecution battles defence and witnesses take the stand to give their shocking testimonies.

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?

Witness for the Prosecution has captured the imagination of audiences who have experienced the drama inside the unique setting of County Hall’s ornate courtroom on London’s iconic South Bank, receiving Best Revival nominations at the 2018 Olivier and WhatsOnStage Awards.

Director Lucy Bailey (Ghosts, Love From A Stranger, The Graduate) thrillingly places the audience in the thick of the action or observing from the Press Gallery as Agatha Christie’s gripping tale of justice, passion and betrayal unfolds around them.

The production is designed by William Dudley, with lighting by Chris Davey, sound design by Mic Pool and casting by Ellie Collyer-Bristow CDG.

Tickets: From £12. No booking fees if booked via the official website.

An exclusive VIP Jury Ticket will place you in the heart of the courtroom action. Jurors will receive a complimentary programme and two complimentary drinks (soft drink, beer or house wine) to be redeemed pre-show or at the interval.

Gift packages are now available. See website for details.

Times: Tuesday to Saturday at 7.30pm and matinees on Thursday and Saturday at 2.30pm and Sunday at 3pm.

See website for the following performances:
October 22 to October 27, 2019
December 20, 2019 to January 5, 2020
April 10, 2020