Santa Joana
Thursday 15 June 2017

The British Council supports the “Temporada NT“ which makes the best plays from the National Theatre and other stages available to a Spanish audience. The plays are all recorded live and can be seen at the Yelmo Cines throughout Spain. 

Joan: daughter, farm girl, visionary, patriot, king-whisperer, soldier, leader, victor, icon, radical, witch, heretic, saint, martyr, woman.

From the torment of the Hundred Years' War, the charismatic Joan of Arc carved a victory that defined France. Bernard Shaw's classic play depicts a woman with all the instinct, zeal and transforming power of a revolutionary. 

Josie Rourke (Les Liaisons Dangereuses, The Vote, Coriolanus) directs Gemma Arterton (Gemma Bovery, Nell Gwynn, Made in Dagenham) as Joan of Arc in this electrifying masterpiece.




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