A handsome accused and a penniless solicitor - watch online on DStv Now

If you like murder and mystery, don't miss out on The Witness for the Prosecution, starting Wednesday 3 October on BBC First (DStv 119) and streaming live on DStv Now.

Once the young, handsome Leonard Vole is accused of murdering the society lady Emily French, the odds seem to be stacked against him. His penniless solicitor John Mayhew clings on to the hope that Leonard’s wife, the enigmatic chorus girl Romaine Vole, will be able to save him with her alibi.

But Romaine is far from the reliable witness she is supposed to be. As Mayhew starts to connect with Leonard, his need to prove the young man’s innocence becomes more than a professional obligation. But as the odds aren’t in his favour, all seems lost for Leonard until some mysterious letters arrive for him that have the power to change everything…

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