2000th Performance Story Competition

We are delighted to announce that as part of our celebration of the 2000th performance of Witness for the Prosecution, we are launching an exciting new writing competition for secondary school pupils in Years 7 - 9.


The perfect opportunity for budding young authors, the chosen entrant will win tickets for their school class to see Witness for the Prosecution at London County Hall at a performance of their choice (subject to availability).


All entrants need to do in order to enter the competition is write a short thriller of up to 2,000 words inspired by Witness for the Prosecution, and submit their story by Friday 3 May 2024 at Midday. The competition judges will include Agatha Christie’s great-grandson James Prichard, and bestselling author Kate Mosse.

We're excited to read your original short stories - submissions are now open!



Click the button above to complete the application form and submit your story. If you have any further questions you can email [email protected] with the email subject title “STORY COMPETITION”. Entries must be submitted by the pupil’s parent, guardian or teacher and please include their name and contact details.

The winner will be announced on Fri 7 June 2024.

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