Witness for the Prosecution

London County Hall


London County Hall



Experience gripping courtroom drama Witness for the Prosecution at London's County Hall.

What is Witness for the Prosecution about?

Witness for the Prosecution is based on a short story written by Agatha Christie that tells the story of a murder trial in the 1920s.

Four characters stands in the middle, with one judge, one lawyer, a man wearing a suit, and a women wearing a a black leather outfit.

Be part of the trial of Leonard Vole, who is accused of murdering a rich widow for her money. Sit within the courtroom during this immersive production and see the witnesses and opposing counsel argue the case.

See the mystery unfold with spectacular twists typical of an Agatha Christie's story, with an enthralling mix of treason, passion and justice.

A judge wearing a red robe and the iconic white headdress sits in his seat looking at the audience through his glasses with a sceptical look.

How long is the play?

The play is two hours and 15 minutes long, including one interval.

How to get tickets?

Book Witness for the Prosecution tickets online.

Where is the show being performed?

The play is staged at County Hall, on London's South Bank, in a former debating chamber. The closest tube station is Waterloo.

What time is the evening show?

Evening performances usually take place at 7.30pm, from Tuesdays to Saturdays.

Leonard and Romaine, the two main characters in Witness for Prosecution, embrace in the trial room.

When are the matinee performances?

Witness for the Prosecution matinees are on Thursdays and Saturdays at 2.30pm and Sundays at 3pm– although times may vary. Make sure to check your ticket in advance.

What age is the play suitable for?

The show is recommended for anyone aged ten and above. Children under two years old will not be allowed inside the theatre.

Is there any audience participation?

The actors will be on stage and in the aisles as they would in a court room, as the audience remain seated at the centre of the debating chamber.

Historical courtroom used for the Witness for the Prosecution at the County Hall. 

What other shows can I watch in London?

Uncover another mystery with Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap at St Martin's Theatre or see The Hills of California at the Harold Pinter Theatre, where a family is haunted by childhood memories.


Adult Ticket From £17.85 per ticket

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