The first photographs are released today (by Idil Sukan) from the brand new production of Witness for the Prosecution by Agatha Christie. The play begins previews on London’s South Bank this Friday 6 October.
Directed by Lucy Bailey (Comus, The Graduate, Titus Andronicus), this gripping tale of justice, passion and betrayal will open in The Chamber, a magnificent court room setting inside London County Hall. The audience will find themselves thrillingly placed in the thick of the action in this spectacular location.
Catherine Steadman, best known for her role as Mabel Fox in Downton Abbey and nominated for an Olivier Award for her performance in Oppenheimer plays the role of Romaine, while rising star Jack McMullen, whose recent work includes hard-hitting TV drama Little Boy Blue, Waterloo Road and Noel Clarke’s Brotherhood plays Leonard Vole. David Yelland (The Crown, Foyle’s War) plays Sir Wilfrid Robarts, Philip Franks (Art, Noises Off) plays Mr Myers, Patrick Godfrey (Half Life, Mr Turner) plays Mr Justice Wainwright and Roger Ringrose (Broadchurch, Mr Selfridge) plays Mr Mayhew. The cast
will also include Richard Attlee, Elliot Balchin, Alexandra Guelff, Miranda Horn, Jon House, Jules Melvin, Hywel Simons and Alex Stedman.
Witness for the Prosecution will run from 6 October – 11 March with Press Night on 23
October. The production will be designed by William Dudley, with lighting by Chris
Davey and sound design by Mic Pool.