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Jasper Britton, Emma Rigby and Ewan Stewart join the cast of Witness for the Prosecution

New casting has been announced as the show celebrates its first birthday

Jasper Britton and Emma Rigby
Jasper Britton and Emma Rigby
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New casting has been announced for Witness for the Prosecution as the show celebrates its one-year anniversary in London.

The revival of Agatha Christie's murder mystery is directed by Lucy Bailey, and currently runs in the chamber at London's County Hall, set up to emulate a court room environment where a lot of the show takes place.

Emma Rigby (Hollyoaks) will play Romaine Vole, Daniel Solbe (Shadow Folk) will play Leonard Vole and Jasper Britton (Pack of Lies) will take on the role of Sir Wilfrid Robarts. They are joined by Christopher Ravenscroft (High Society) as Mr Justice Wainwright and Ewan Stewart (Titanic) as Mr Mayhew.

The new cast will also include Richard Banks, Chloé Booyens, Joanna Brookes, Miriam Cooper, Liam Lau Fernandez, Phoebe Marshall, Hugh Osborne, Simon Roberts, Leo Turner and Jamie Zubairi. The new cast will start on 20 November, with the show booking until September 2019.

The production is designed by William Dudley, with lighting by Chris Davey and sound design by Mic Pool. Earlier this year it was nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Revival.