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Soon to be a major new London theatre show, The Witness for the Prosecution follows the hapless Leonard Vole as he learns he has been accused of murdering a wealthy widow in order to get his hands on the inheritance. His predicament is made even worse when he discovers his wife to be the chief witness against him. The trial proceeds with a number of unexpected twists.

This classic BBC radio drama stars Hywell Bennett as Leonard, and Miriam Margolyes as his chief accuser.

©2002 Agatha Christie Mallowan (P)2010 BBC Audiobooks Ltd

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  • John Maddy
  • 25-04-15

Too abridged to fully comprehend

Very well performed -- it's the BBC after all -- but because of the half hour time constraint, too many details are lost -- particularly during the trial scene. If you already know the story, this version is ok. Read the original short story or listen to Christopher Lee's reading of it which is much better.

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