24th July 2007
A country girl in her late teens declares her bloody mission to drive the English from France and to crown the reluctant Dauphin as King. With staggering confidence, she takes command of the army and conducts a brutal campaign that leads to Charles VII's coronation. But as one of the first Protestants and nationalists, she threatens the very fabric of feudal society and the Catholic Church across Europe. Within one year she is burnt at the stake.
Watch the e trailer, with music by Pook. The play runs until September 25. (for further details of dates, see www.nationaltheatre.org.uk)