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Witness for the Prosecution

London County Hall, London. ****
Review of perf seen Jan 30, 2019:

© Ellie Kurtz, trial by jury, headed by Christopher Ravenscroft as Judge Mr Justice Wainright presiding...

© Ellie Kurtz, trial by jury, headed by Christopher Ravenscroft as Judge Mr Justice Wainright presiding…

Box Office: 0844 815 7141
Online: www.witnesscountyhall.com
Tues to Sat 7.30pm, mats Thurs and Sat 2.30pm; Sun 3pm
Runs: 1hr 55 mins plus 20 min interval

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!  Continue reading

Ross

Chichester Festival Theatre (****)

© Johan Persson, Joseph Fiennes as T E Lawrence

© Johan Persson, Joseph Fiennes as T E Lawrence

`Curioser and curiouser’ as Alice might have said is the myth behind the story of Lawrence of Arabia. T E Lawrence – or as William Boyd reminds us in his fascinating programme note, `Chapman’, not `Lawrence’ – took on many forms, Aircraftsman Ross being just one and later, alluded to in Howard Brenton’s recent Lawrence After Arabia (see last month’s Hampstead review), Private Shaw. Continue reading