Lucy Bailey’s site-specific production of Agatha Christie’s courtroom drama has returned to London County Hall, after a lengthy, if unplanned adjournment, and remains one of the most effective theatrical settings in London.
Emma Clarendon chatted to Joe McNamara and Emer McDaid about bringing back Witness for the Prosecution to London County Hall.
It has been announced that performances of Witness for the Prosecution will resume from 18 May 2021 at London County Hall on the Southbank. Cast to be announced soon.
Carolin Stoltz chatted to Emma Clarendon about being part of Witness for the Prosecution at London’s County Hall.
Actress Emma Rigby chatted to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about her current role in Witness for the Prosecution.
It was a stroke of marketing genius on the part of director Lucy Bailey and her producers to decide to stage one of Agatha Christie’s best-loved court room dramas in something approaching a court room. Setting Witness for the Prosecution within London’s abandoned County Hall becomes as much the grandest ‘immersive’ theatrical experience in London as much as a revival of an old stage thriller.
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk..
This site-specific version is a bit of a gimmick, and while one part of me yearns for the play to be allowed to speak for itself, another just relishes the novelty of this revival’s setting. So what’s the verdict? Guilty of being a good night out.
The jury has delivered their verdict on this new site-specific production of Agatha Christie’s classic courtroom drama, directed by Lucy Bailey in the debating chamber of the County Hall building. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews
Catherine Steadman, David Yelland and Jack McMullen lead the cast of Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution, staged in a courtroom setting at London’s County Hall.
Order order! The innovative brains of Eleanor Lloyd Productions and Rebecca Stafford Productions have revealed an ingenious staging concept for a major new production of Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution – putting it in a court room inside County Hall itself.