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Why Watch Witness For The Prosecution

  • Witness the nail-biting story of a classic thriller by the mastermind of suspense, Agatha Christie.
  • This courtroom drama is uniquely staged inside the legendary octagonal Council Chamber at London County Hall.
  • It would be criminal to miss this London theater revival of the classic mystery that is still widely loved, years after its premiere in September 1953.
  • If you’re an Agatha Christie fan, or just love courtroom dramas in general, then this production is one you cannot miss.

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Agatha Christie's Witness for the Prosecution is a riveting story, peppered with twists and turns that keep you guessing until the very last minute. The stage adaptation has blazed a trail of ringing praise and 5-star reviews, selling tickets like hot cakes during every run since its premier in 1953. This revival of the popular show, in its present staging at London County Hall, first opened in October 2017 and is expected to run until September 2023. Apart from the internationally renowned prowess of Christie, the show has drawn audiences with its unique courtroom staging at London County Hall.

The Story

All rise to witness this thrilling courtroom drama by the queen of suspense, Agatha Christie. Witness for the Prosecution follows the trial of Leonard Vole, accused of murdering a widow in order to inherit her fortune after being named her prinicpal heir. The stakes are high, and so is the tension. As revelations unfold and a surprising witness’ testimony comes to light, join the jury in the impossibly difficult task of deciding the fate of the accused. This riveting story of passion, justice, and betrayal, is all the more enhanced by its uniquely fitting setting in the center of London County Hall’s octagonal Chamber.

Show Timings

  • Tue, Wed and Fri at 7:30 PM
  • Thu and Sat at 2:30 PM & 7:30 PM
  • Sun at 3:00 PM

Cast & Crew

  • Leading Roles: Harry Reid as Leonard Vole, Naomi Sheldon as Romaine Vole, Justin Avoth as Mr Myers QC, Nicholas Day as Mr Justice Wainwright, Jonathan Coote as Mr Mayhew, and Dugald Bruce-Lockhart as Sir Wilfrid Robarts.
  • Director: Lucy Bailey
  • Cating Director: Ellie Collyer-Bristow CDG
  • This production is recommended for ages 12+. All children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Children aged under 5 will not be admitted to this show. Please note that the production contains strong language and swearing.
  • Please keep in mind that theatre does not have an age classification organization. This means that all age recommendations are subjective. Please use your judgment while purchasing tickets for any show.

Witness For The Prosecution Tickets

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Booking Period: From 14 Sep 2021 - 16 Apr 2023

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  • Online Venue Check-In: Please note you will be contacted by the venue 48 hours before the performance with instructions on how to check-in and retrieve your e-ticket.

Cancellation & Refunds

  • Tickets cannot be refunded, amended or rescheduled.

London County Hall

Located at Belvedere Road, and officially opened in 1922 by King George V and Queen Mary, London County Hall has historically served as the headquarters of London’s local government. Now the set for Agatha Christie’s courtroom drama, Witness for the Prosecution, the octagonal Council Chamber of County Hall makes for an immersive venue that is yet another feather in the cap of a critically acclaimed stage play.

Seating Capacity: 355

London County Hall Seating Plan will help you find the best seats in the theatre.

SEE IT SAFELY: The London County Hall operates strictly under the government COVID-19 guidelines.

Getting There

Facilities & Accessibility

Additional Information

Address: Belvedere Rd, London SE1 7GP, UK

Tube: The nearest tube stations are Waterloo or Westminster and the tube lines connecting to these lines are Jubilee, Northern, Bakerloo, District, and Circle.

Bus: The buses plying to London County Hall include 12, 53, 76, 77, 148, 159, 211, 341, 381, 453, 507, RV1, and C10, and night buses include N109, N155, and N381.

Available Facilities: Wheelchair accessible, In-house bar, Coat check, Assistive Listening System, Guide dogs, Washrooms

Accessibility: London County Hall welcomes disabled guests and strives to make the show accessible for everyone

Security: Please be aware that for your comfort and security all audience members will be subject to security checks upon arrival at the London County Hall.

Dress Code: Smart and casual wear is recommended. Keep in mind, the theatre is air-conditioned throughout the year and can get a bit chilly.

Outside Food: Strictly prohibited

Frequently Asked Questions About Witness For The Prosecution

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What is the opening date for Witness For The Prosecution?

Witness For The Prosecution opened on 14 September 2021 at London County Hall.

What age is Witness For The Prosecution appropriate for?

Witness For The Prosecution does not have a strict age limit. However, its most suitable for guests aged 12 and above.

Where is Witness For The Prosecution playing in London?

Witness For The Prosecution is playing at London County Hall in London and opened on 14 September 2021.

How long does Witness For The Prosecution run for?

The running time of Witness For The Prosecution is 2 hours 15 minutes with intermission.

What is Witness For The Prosecution about?

Witness for the Prosecution is a riveting tale of love, deception and justice set against an unrivalled backdrop - you won't want to miss it!

Who are the main stars of Witness For The Prosecution?

The main stars of Witness For The Prosecution are Michael Ahomka-Lindsay starring as Jack Kelly, Moya Angela as Medda Larkin, Lindsay Atherton as Ensemble, and Samuel Bailey playing Specs.

What is the dress code while attending Witness For The Prosecution?

There is no specific dress code at West End. However, it is prudent to dress in semi-formals or smart casuals and something comfortable. Carry a light sweater or a jacket as the theatre can get a bit chilly.

Is outside food allowed while attending Witness For The Prosecution?

No, outside food is not allowed while attending Witness For The Prosecution. Most theatres do have a cafeteria or bar inside the premises where you can get snacks and drinks.

What are the facilities available at London County Hall?

London County Hall has multiple facilities including a bar, restroom and wheelchair accessible spaces available for the audiences during Witness For The Prosecution.

Can I take pictures or videos of Witness For The Prosecution inside the theatre?

Photography, videography, and sound recording are prohibited inside the theatre. Some theatres do have a souvenir shop from where you can purchase pictures of stills of the show.

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