The Darling Strumpet

Based on a true tale of rags to riches.

Based on a true tale of rags to riches.

Dirty, hungry and bruised, 10-year-old Nell Glynn awakes in an alleyway following another one of her mother’s violent beatings. But this is no ordinary day, for today is May 29, 1660 – the day the King returns and Nell’s world will never be the same again.

From days of abject poverty peddling oysters on the streets of London, to the high-staked arms of Charles II. The popularly dubbed ‘darling of the people’ must first win her audience, as star of The King’s Playhouse, before she can conquer the man himself.

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