National Theatre EncoreSaint Joan
National Theatre Encore
From the Donmar Warehouse, Gemma Arterton is Joan of Arc.
Bernard Shaw's classic play follows the life and trial of a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France. As one of the first Protestants and nationalists, she threatens the very fabric of the feudal society and the Catholic Church across Europe.
Here is an interesting piece from the Telegraph online on the history of Saint Joan.