Jeremy Irons to Be Part of “King James Bible: The People that Walked in Darkness” at the National Theatre

UPDATED POST:  EXCLUSIVE!  Audio of Jeremy’s reading of excerpts from the Book of Isaiah from King James Bible: The People that Walked in Darkness, recorded live at the National Theatre 21 October 2011.  The clip is approximately 1 hour in length.

[Headphones strongly recommended]

Jeremy wore grey. Dark grey trousers, grey shirt and vest, and a long scarf which was beige or whitish. Plus brown boots. Prior to Jeremy reading, Simon Bubb, Maureen Lipman, Prasanna Puwanaraajah, and Emily Taaffe read excerpts from the Book of Esther for about 20 minutes.


You read it here FIRST! As confirmed by the National Theatre today, Jeremy Irons will at the Lyttelton Theatre at the National on Friday 21 October 2011 as part of the cast of “King James Bible: The People that Walked in Darkness”.

The National Theatre will be taking part in the 400th anniversary celebrations for the King James Bible. An ensemble of leading NT actors, directed by Nicholas Hytner, James Dacre and Polly Findlay, will read twelve extracts from the Book that changed the world.

Read more about the event HERE.

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