Victoria & Abdul – Film 50 – 112 minutes – PG

Director – Stephen Frears

Main Cast

  • Judi Dench
  • Ali Fazal
  • Tim Piggot Smith
  • Eddie Izzard
  • Adeel Akhtari
  • Paul Higgins
  • Olivia Williams
  • Fenella Woolgar

I’d say it’s a give that anything Dame Judi is in will be good viewing, this film is simply delightful!  It tells a true story (nearly) of Queen Victoria’s obsession with an Indian visitor.  Dame Judi Dench is wonderful as Victoria and I certainly fell in love with the stunning Abdul.  The film has an element of comedy and Eddie Izzard is an inspired inclusion.  A must see in the cinema, but make sure you take tissues!


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