AUDITIONS – Agatha Christie’s ‘Witness for the Prosecution’

Witness for the Prosecution

by Agatha Christie

Directed by Henry Jennings

Season: 8th Sept – 20th Oct 2012
Preview night 7th Sept
Friday and Saturday nights at 8pm
Sunday matinée at 4.30pm

Wanted 8 men and 7 women! (Some roles may be either)

There will be a reading of this play on Wednesday June 13th at 7.30 pm at the Theatre at 420 Kent Street.

Auditions will be held at the Genesian Theatre Kent Street on Saturday 16th June from 12.30pm and Tuesday 19th from 7pm.

Please contact the director on to book a time for audition.

This is a classic whodunit with the Old Bailey as a centrepiece to the production.

Director Henry Jennings, who last year directed Private Lives for the Genesian Theatre, will be back in the hot seat.

Auditions will be from the script.


Greta Secretary – Young Pretty

Carter Barrister’s Clerk – Middle aged perhaps

Mayhew A solicitor – Serious

Leonard Vole The accused – Good looking and charismatic

Sir Wilfrid Robarts Defence counsel – Tired, cynical, very intelligent

Inspector Hearne A policeman

Romanie Vole’s wife and glamorous partner – femme fatale

Clerk of the Court

Justice Wainwright The Judge

Myers QC Prosecuting counsel

Barristers various

Dr Wyatt Police surgeon

Janet Mackenzie housekeeper – Middle aged and sensible

Clegg Lab assistant

The other woman pretty and naive

Rehearsals will take place three times a week at the Marrickville Rehearsal Space on two evenings and a weekend morning depending on cast commitments.

Not all actors will be required at all rehearsals and the performance dates are Friday and Saturday nights and Sunday matinée from September 8th to October 20th.

For more information feel free to contact Henry Jennings on


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