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Kim Cattrall Joins Cast Of New BBC Agathie Christie Drama


Kim Cattrall has joined the cast of "The Witness for the Prosecution," an adaptation of Agatha Christie’s classic title for BBC One. She'll play glamorous and rich Emily French in the 1920s-set drama.

The new two-part drama will also star Toby Jones, Andrea Riseborough, David Haig, Billy Howle and Monica Dolan. Adapted from Christie’s short story of the same title, "The Witness for the Prosecution" will be directed by Julian Jarrold and produced by Colin Wratten. The drama is being adapted by Sarah Phelps – who scripted the successful Agatha Christie adaptation "And Then There Were None."

"The Witness for the Prosecution" is a Mammoth Screen and Agatha Christie Productions’ drama for BBC One, in association with A+E Networks and RLJ Entertainment’s development arm, Acorn Media Enterprises. RLJE’s streaming service, Acorn TV, is also the U.S. co-production partner. A+E Networks holds rest of world distribution rights.

"The Witness For The Prosecution is expected to premiere on BBC One in December 2016.