James II: Day of The Innocents at the National Theatre

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James II: Day of The Innocents by Rona Munro

A violent royal playground is depicted in James II: a terrifying arena of sharp teeth and long knives.

James II becomes the prize in a vicious game between Scotland’s most powerful families. Crowned when only six, abandoned by his mother and separated from his sisters, the child king is little more than a puppet. There is only one friend he can trust: William, the future Earl of Douglas.

The ensemble cast includes Jamie Sives (Game of Thrones) and Sofie Gråbøl (The Killing).

Performance Schedule

Theatre Information

National Theatre - Olivier Theatre
Address: Upper Ground, London, SE1 9PX
Nearest Underground: Waterloo (Jubilee line, Northern line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 1, 4, 26, 59, 68, 76, 139, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 243, 341, 521, X68, RV1


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