Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger is a British film written and directed by Debbie Isitt, an improvised Christmas comedy and sequel to the 2009 film Nativity! The film stars David Tennant playing the dual role of twin brothers, with Joanna Page as the wife of one of the brothers and Ian McNeice as the father of the brothers. Pam Ferris and Marc Wootton reprise their roles from the first film. The film, which is the official Children in Need film of 2012, had its first public screening on 11 November 2012, when 42 Cineworld cinemas in the UK held one-off charity screenings with all proceeds going to Children in Need. The film's official premiere was at the Leicester Square Odeon on 14 November, and it went on a wide release on 23 November.