Directed by Lucy Bailey (Comus, The Graduate, Titus Andronicus), Witness for the Prosecution will open in The Chamber, a magnificent courtroom 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.