Trial Witnesses

This is a list of trial witnesses so far. Witnesses have given evidence in person or by written statement. Below each name are the trial dates on which their evidence was preseneted, they appeared in court or they were mentioned. Click on a trial date for the full Live twitter feed for that day.

All the defendants deny all the charges and the trial continues.

Tajvinder Singh Atwal

Forensic Computer Analyst at the Metropolitan Police Laboratory. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Thursday 23 January 2014
Witness – Tajvinder Singh Atwal (Forensic Computer Analyst Metropolitan Police Laboratory)
Friday 24 January 2014
Witness – Tajvinder Singh Atwal (Forensic Computer Analyst)

Robert Beasley

Chief sport correspondent for the Sun and News of the World. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Tuesday 19 November 2013
Witness – Robert Beasley (chief sport correspondent for the Sun and NOTW)

Frances Carmen

Former News Desk secretary at the News of the World. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Tuesday 19 November 2013
Witness – Frances Carmen (former News desk secretary at the NOTW)
Wednesday 20 November 2013
Witness – Frances Carmen (former News desk secretary at the NOTW)

Tony Cox

Co-Director of Corunna Solutions – Counter Surveillance

Wednesday 22 January 2014
Witness – DS John Massey (Operation Sasha Detective)
Witness Statement – Tony Cox (Co-Director of Corunna Solutions – Counter Surveillance)

Dave Cutts

Forensic Engineer at the Metropolitan Police Service with a speciality of mobile phone netwoks. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Tuesday 14 January 2014
Witness – Dave Cutts (Mobile phone network expert witness)
Wednesday 15 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Dave Cutts (Mobile phone network expert witness)

Brigadier John Donnelly

Director of Army Personnel Services. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Monday 9 December 2013
Witness – Brigadier John Donnelly (Director of Army Personnel Services)

Eamon Dyas

Archivist at New International.

Tuesday 7 January 2014
Witness – Eamon Dyas (Archivist at New International)

Huw Evans

Special Advisor to former Home Secretary David Blunkett. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Monday 11 November 2013
Timeline – David Blunkett and Kimberley Quinn

Andrew Gadd

Investigative researcher for the News of the World. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Wednesday 20 November 2013
Witness – Andrew Gadd (Investigative Researcher for the NOTW)

William Geddes

Managing Director of ICP – International Corporate Protection – the firm employed by Mark Hanna. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Tuesday 14 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – William Geddes (MD of ICP – International Corporate Protection)
Monday 20 January 2014
Witness – Glen Jagger (Security Operations Manager for News International)

Michael Gill

Group Financial Controller of News UK. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Monday 18 November 2013
Witness – Michael Gill (Group Financial Controller of News UK)
Wednesday 8 January 2014
Witness – Susan Panuccio (former Chief Financial Officer of News Group Ltd)

Gregory Gillhan

Retired Police Officer. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Tuesday 10 December 2013
Witness – Gregory Gillhan (Retired Police Officer)

Michael Godfrey

Former Metropolitan Police Officer. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Tuesday 10 December 2013
Witness – Michael Godfrey (Former Metropolitan Police Officer)

Emma Harvey

Former Personal Assistant to the News of the World former Editor Andy Coulson. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Tuesday 19 November 2013
Witness – Emma Harvey (former PA to Andy Coulson)

Robert Hernandez

Worked for Advance Security and was Concierge at News International HQ in Wapping Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Monday 20 January 2014
Witness – Robert Hernandez (Concierge at News International HQ in Wapping)

Eunice Huthart

Body Double to Film Actress Angelina Jolie. Former Gladiator Blaze.

Tuesday 12 November 2013
Timeline – Eunice Huthart (Angelina Jolie’s body double)

Bettina Jordan-Barber

Ministry of Defence Official.

Wednesday 30 October 2013
The Prosecution Opening Statement
Friday 1 November 2013
The Prosecution Opening Statement continues
Thursday 5 December 2013
Witness – Operation Elveden Detective DC Briddon
Witness – Belinda Vern (Head of Army Secretariat)
Monday 9 December 2013
Witness – Brigadier John Donnelly (Director of Army Personnel Services)
Witness – Operation Elveden Detective DC Briddon
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Timeline – Jordan-Barber
Friday 13 December 2013
Witness – Operation Weeting Detective DC Guest
Thursday 19 December 2013
Prosecution Evidence on Arrests

Deborah Keegan

Former Personal Assistant to Rebekah Brooks. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Monday 6 January 2014
Witness – Nick Mays (Archivist at New International)
Tuesday 7 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Prosecution Evidence on Cheryl Carter
Wednesday 8 January 2014
Witness – Gary Keegan (Husband of Deborah Keegan – PA to Rebekah Brooks)
Witness – Deborah Keegan (PA to Rebekah Brooks)
Thursday 9 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Deborah Keegan (Former Personal Assistant to Rebekah Brooks)
Monday 21 January 2014
Witness – DC Alan Pritchard (Operation Weeting and Sasha Detective)
Wednesday 22 January 2014
Witness – DS Philip Audrey (Investigated Archived Material at News International)
Witness – Deborah Keegan (Former Personal Assistant to Rebekah Brooks)

Gary Keegan

Husband of Deborah Keegan, the Former Personal Assistant to Rebekah Brooks. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Monday 4 November 2013
The Prosecution Opening Statement continues
Monday 6 January 2014
Witness – Nick Mays (Archivist at New International)
Tuesday 7 January 2014
Witness – Nick Carter (Son of Cheryl Carter)
Wednesday 8 January 2014
Prosecution Case continues with Evidence on Cheryl Carter
Witness – Gary Keegan (Husband of Deborah Keegan – PA to Rebekah Brooks)
Monday 13 January 2014
Witness – DS John Massey (Operation Sasha Detective)
Tuesday 14 January 2014
Witness – William Geddes (MD of ICP – International Corporate Protection)

Robert Kellaway

Former reporter for the News of the World.

Wednesday 6 November 2013
Timeline – Milly Dowler continues

Michelle Light

Head of Telephony at the Royal Household.

Tuesday 10 December 2013
Witness – Michelle Light (Head of telephony at the Royal Household)

Dom Loehnis

Friend of Prime Minister David Cameron.

Tuesday 26 November 2013
Witness – Dom Loehnis (friend of David Cameron)
Witness – Operation Weeting Detective DC Fletcher

Fiona Makin

Personal Assistant to the News of the World Managing Editor Stuart Kuttner.

Monday 25 November 2013
Witness – Fiona Makin (former PA to Stuart Kuttner)

Jo Manoukian

Arranged a lunch meeting in 2006 with her husband Rafi Manoukian for Eimear Cook and Rebekah Brooks.

Tuesday 26 November 2013
Witness – Jo Manoukian

Rafi Manoukian

Arranged a lunch meeting in 2006 with his wife Jo Manoukian for Eimear Cook and Rebekah Brooks.

Tuesday 26 November 2013
Witness – Rafi Manoukian

Nick Mays

Archivist at New International.

Monday 6 January 2014
Prosecution Evidence on Counts 6 and 7
Witness – Nick Mays (Archivist at New International)
Tuesday 7 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Eamon Dyas (Archivist at New International)
Prosecution Evidence on Cheryl Carter
Wednesday 8 January 2014
Prosecution Case continues with Evidence on Cheryl Carter
Witness – Deborah Keegan (PA to Rebekah Brooks)
Monday 13 January 2014
Witness – Jane Viner (Facilities Manager at News International)
Witness – DS John Massey (Operation Sasha Detective)
Wednesday 22 January 2014
Witness – DS Philip Audrey (Investigated Archived Material at News International)
Witness – Nicholas Mays (Archivist at New International)

Nick McCaul

Formerly of the Finance department of the News of the World.

Wednesday 20 November 2013
Witness – Nick McCaul (formerly of the Finance department of the NOTW)

Barney Monahan

Qualified solicitor and legal advisor to the News of the World.

Wednesday 20 November 2013
Witness – Barney Monahan (qualified solicitor and legal advisor to the NOTW)

James Morgan

Formerly of the Finance department of the News of the World.

Wednesday 20 November 2013
Witness – Nick McCaul (formerly of the Finance department of the NOTW)
Witness – James Morgan (formerly of the Finance department of the NOTW)
Thursday 21 November 2013
Witness – Beverley Stokes

Fernando Nascimento

Cleaner at Chelsea Harbour. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Wednesday 15 January 2014
Witness – Fernando Nascimento (Cleaner at Chelsea Harbour)
Monday 20 January 2014
Witness Statement – Arsenio Reyes (Cleaning Supervisor at Chelsea Harbour)
Witness – DC Alan Pritchard (Operation Weeting Detective)

Susan Panuccio

Chief Financial Officer News Corp Australia and former Chief Financial Officer of News Group Ltd. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Wednesday 8 January 2014
Witness – Susan Panuccio (former Chief Financial Officer of News Group Ltd)
Thursday 9 January 2014
Witness – Jane Viner (Facilities Manager at News International)
Monday 13 January 2014
Witness – Jane Viner (Facilities Manager at News International)

Tom Parker-Bowles

Son of the Duchess of Cornwall.

Wednesday 13 November 2013
Timeline – Tom Parker-Bowles (son of the Duchess of Cornwall)
Thursday 21 November 2013
Witness – Operation Weeting Detective DC Ryall

Major Julia Parke-Robinson

Royal Military Police officer at the Royal Military College Sandhurst.

Thursday 5 December 2013
Witness – Major Julia Parke-Robinson (Royal Military College Sandhurst)

Guy Patrick

Former journalist for the Sun.

Thursday 7 November 2013
Timeline – Andy Gilchrist

Hannah Pawlby

Special Advisor to former Home Secretary Charles Clarke.

Friday 1 November 2013
The Prosecution Opening Statement continues
Thursday 14 November 2013
Timeline – Charles Clarke and Hannah Pawlby

Sir Michael Peat

Private Secretary to Prince Charles.

Friday 1 November 2013
The Prosecution Opening Statement continues
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Witness – Michelle Light (Head of telephony at the Royal Household)
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Witness – Operation Weeting Detective DC Alan Pritchard
Thursday 12 December 2013
Witness – Operation Elveden Detective Inspector Kennett
Witness – Sir Michael Peat (Private Secretary to Prince Charles)
Thursday 19 December 2013
Prosecution Evidence on Royal Voicemails

Neil Perkins

Porter at Chelsea Harbour Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Wednesday 15 January 2014
Witness – Alan Ramsay (Facilities Manager of Chelsea Harbour)
Monday 20 January 2014
Witness – Michael Wiafe (Security Supervisor at Chelsea Harbour)
Witness – Neil Perkins (Porter at Chelsea Harbour)

Kimberley Quinn

American journalist and magazine publisher.

Thursday 31 October 2013
The Prosecution Opening Statement continues
Thursday 7 November 2013
Timeline – David Blunkett
Monday 11 November 2013
Timeline – David Blunkett and Kimberley Quinn

Alan Ramsay

Facilities Manager of Chelsea Harbour. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Wednesday 15 January 2014
Witness – Alan Ramsay (Facilities Manager of Chelsea Harbour)
Monday 20 January 2014
Witness – PC Ian King (Attended Chelsea Harbour after Bin Bag find)

Arsenio Reyes

Cleaning Supervisor at Chelsea Harbour Gave evidence to the trial by Witness Statement.

Monday 20 January 2014
Witness Statement – Arsenio Reyes (Cleaning Supervisor at Chelsea Harbour)

Jade Schmidt

Former Nanny to Jude Law and Sadie Frost.

Wednesday 13 November 2013
Timeline – Jude Law, Sienna Miller and Jade Schmidt
Thursday 28 November 2013
Prosecution Evidence on Glen Mulcaire

Harry Scott

Former journalist and Night Editior of the News of the World.

Monday 18 November 2013
Witness – Harry Scott (former NOTW journalist)
Tuesday 19 November 2013
Witness – Harry Scott (former NOTW journalist)

Ambi Sitham

Former Solicitor for Media Law Firm Shillings. Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Wednesday 11 December 2013
Witness – Ambi Sitham
Thursday 12 December 2013
Witness – Sir Michael Peat (Private Secretary to Prince Charles)

Peter Smith

Head of IT and Telecoms for the Royal Household.

Tuesday 10 December 2013
Witness Statement – Peter Smith (Head of IT and Telecoms for Royal Household)

Jonathan Spencer

Deputy Controller of the Lord Chamberlain’s Office at Buckingham Palace.

Tuesday 10 December 2013
Witness – Jonathan Spencer (Deputy Controller of Lord Chamberlain’s office)

Beverly Stokes

Personal Assistant to the News of the World Managing Editor Stuart Kuttner.

Geoffrey Sweet

Former sports journalist for the News of the World.

Tuesday 19 November 2013
Witness – Geoffrey Sweet (a former sports journalist for NOTW)

Patricia Tierney

Massage parlour receptionist mistakenly reported as having taken money from Wayne Rooney.

Tuesday 12 November 2013
Timeline – Wayne Rooney, Patricia Tierney and Laura Rooney

Belinda Vern

Head of Army Secretariat.

Thursday 5 December 2013
Witness – Belinda Vern (Head of Army Secretariat)

Jane Viner

Facilities Manager at News International Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Tuesday 7 January 2014
Prosecution Evidence on Cheryl Carter
Thursday 9 January 2014
Witness – Jane Viner (Facilities Manager at News International)
Monday 13 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Jane Viner (Facilities Manager at News International)
Tuesday 14 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues

Michael Waife

Security Supervisor at Chelsea Harbour Gave evidence to the trial in person.

Justin Walford

Editorial Legal Counsel at News Group Newspapers Limited.

Monday 18 November 2013
Witness – Justin Walford (Barrister employed by NGN)

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