Downton Abbey’s Catherine Steadman heads the cast of the Agatha Christie courtroom drama, Witness for the Prosecution which comes to London’s County Hall this autumn.
Steadman, best known for her role as Mabel Fox in Downton and nominated for an Olivier Award for her performance in Oppenheimer, stars opposite rising star Jack McMullen, whose recent work includes hard-hitting TV drama Little Boy Blue, Waterloo Road and Noel Clarke’s Brotherhood.
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?
Directed by Lucy Bailey, the nail-biting drama also includes David Yelland (The Crown), Philip Franks (Art, Noises Off), Patrick Godfrey (Mr Turner) and Roger Ringrose (Broadchurch, Mr Selfridge).
Completing the cast are Richard Attlee, Elliot Balchin, Alexandra Guelff, Miranda Horn, Jon House, Jules Melvin, Hywel Simons and Alex Stedman.
This gripping tale of justice, passion and betrayal is to be performed in The Chamber, a magnificent court room setting inside London County Hall.
Eleanor Lloyd Productions and Rebecca Stafford Productions, Witness for the Prosecution, will run from 6 October – 11 March.