Full Length Play
Time Period - Present Day, 1950s
Settings Of Play - The Chambers of Sir Wilfrid Robarts QC and The Central Criminal Court, London (the Old Bailey)
FEATURES / CONTAINS
Interior Set, Unit Set/Multiple Settings
Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes, Period Costumes
Mild Adult Themes
Appropriate for all audiences
High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Senior Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Large Stage
RECOGNITION / AWARDS
From Broadway, From West End
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?
With a gripping plot, a large cast and simple staging requirements, The Witness for the Prosecution is a perfect show for groups.
The Witness for the Prosecution was adapted into a highly successful television drama over Christmas in 2016.
"A walloping success." - Herald Tribune
"Packs plenty of surprise in its cargo of suspense." - Daily Mirror
Produced by Peter Saunders at The Winter Garden Theatre, London 28th October 1953