The Witness for the Prosecution: Agatha Christie's Short Story read by her Grandson
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers UK
Date: September 2016
Duration: 1 hours 3 minutes
Agatha Christie's shocking courtroom drama, read on audio by her grandson, Mathew Prichard.
When wealthy spinster Emily French is found murdered, suspicion falls to Leonard Vole, the man to whom she hastily bequeathed her riches before she died. Leonard assures the investigators that his wife, Romaine Heilger, can provide them with an alibi. However, when questioned, Romaine informs the police that Vole returned home late that night covered in blood. During the trial, Ms French's housekeeper, Janet gives damning evidence against Vole, but as Romaine's cross-examination begins her motives come under scrutiny from the courtroom. One question remains, will justice out?