The first cast images of Agatha Christie’s legal drama Witness For The Prosecution, playing in the fittingly opulent courtroom at London County Hall, have been released.
The play begins previews on London’s South Bank this Friday (6 October 2017), with Catherine Steadman, best known for her role as Mabel Fox in Downton Abbey and nominated for an Olivier Award for her performance in Oppenheimer, in the lead role of Romaine.
Catherine Steadman as Romaine Vole in Witness For The Prosecution (Photo: Idil Sukan)
Rising star Jack McMullen, whose recent work includes hard-hitting TV drama Little Boy Blue, plays Leonard Vole, the accused. 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 of Witness For The Prosecution will also include Richard Attlee, Elliot Balchin, Alexandra Guelff, Miranda Horn, Jon House, Jules Melvin, Hywel Simons and Alex Stedman.
Catherine Steadman as Romaine Vole and Jack McMullen as Leonard Vole in Witness For The Prosecution (Photo: Idil Sukan)
Catherine Steadman as Romaine Vole and David Yelland as Sir Wilfrid Robarts in Witness For The Prosecution (Photo: Idil Sukan)
Leonard Vole is accused of murdering a widow to inherit her wealth. The stakes are high. Will Leonard survive the shocking witness testimony? Will he be able to convince the jury of his innocence and escape the hangman’s noose?
The show will be the first major London production of a play written by Agatha Christie to open since the 1960s.
Audiences can expect to find themselves thrillingly placed in the thick of the action in the spectacular location. We’ll see you in court.
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Patrick Godfrey as Mr Justice Wainwright in Witness For The Prosecution (Photo: Idil Sukan)