Penniless English squire William Thatcher fakes it as knight to compete in the knockabout world of 14thcentury jousting tournaments. The late Heath Ledger serves up a great early star turn in this irreverent period action comedy featuring Paul Bettany as a naked Geoffrey Chaucer and the music of Queen and David Bowie.
Part of the ‘Swords, Sorcery, Shoot-Outs and Sovereigns’ Season. Enjoy a carefully selected season of spectacular films in the stunning setting of the National Civil War Centre’s Tudor Hall. Each showing will be introduced by movie aficionado Adam Nightingale, unveiling fascinating facts about the making of each title before you enjoy watching it together in this unique atmosphere.