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Witness for the Prosecution

  • Agatha Christie
  • Full Length Play, Mystery/Thriller, Drama, Present Day, 1950s
  • 8M, 5F
  • ISBN: 9780573015007

Agatha Christie's most celebrated courtroom drama - Leonard Vole stands trial for the murder of his beneficiary, and even his wife insists he is guilty...

  • Full Length Play
  • Mystery/Thriller, Drama
  • 105 minutes

  • Time Period: Present Day, 1950s
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences
  • Set Requirements: Interior Set, Unit Set/Multiple Settings
  • Cautions: Mild Adult Themes

  • Performance Group:
  • Dinner Theatre, Community Theatre, High School/Secondary, Professional Theatre, College Theatre / Student, Senior Theatre

  • Accolades:
  • Winner! New York Critics Circle Award
Leonard Vole stands in the dock, accused of murder. His wife can prove his innocence but when she takes the stand she denies his alibi. Can he escape the hangman's noose?

REVIEWS:

"A walloping success."

 Herald Tribune

"Packs plenty of surprise in its cargo of suspense."

 Daily Mirror

Premiere Production: Produced by Peter Saunders at The Winter Garden Theatre, London, 28th October, 1953.
  • Casting: 8M, 5F
  • Casting Attributes: Reduced casting (Doubling Possible)

GRETA - typist to Sir Wilfred
CARTER - Sir Wilfred's Chief Clerk
MR. MAYHEW - a solicitor
LEONARD VOLE
SIR WILFRED ROBARTS, Q.C.
INSPECTOR HEARNE
PLAIN-CLOTHES DETECTIVE
ROMAINE
CLERK OF THE COURT
MR. JUSTIC WAINWRIGHT
ALDERMAN
MR. MEYERS, Q.C.
COURT USHER
COURT STENOGRAPHER
WARDER
THE JUDGE'S CLERK
1ST BARRISTER
2ND BARRISTER
3RD BARRISTER
4TH BARRISTER
5TH BARRISTER
6TH BARRISTER
1ST MEMBER OF THE JURY
2ND MEMBER OF THE JURY
3RD MEMBER OF THE JURY
A POLICEMAN
DR. WYATT
- a police surgeon
JANET MACKENZIE
MR. CLEGG - a laboratory assistant
THE OTHER WOMAN

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Leonard Vole stands in the dock, accused of murder. His wife can prove his innocence but when she takes the stand she denies his alibi. Can he escape the hangman's noose?

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