Victoria and Abdul
If you’re already loving the ITV series
Victoria on its return to our screens, get ready for some more royal drama with none other than acting royalty Judi Dench. The actress will play the monarch in a new film Victoria And
Abdul, which follows the true story of the monarch’s friendship with a young Indian clerk, Abdul Karim, played by Ali Fazal. Judi’s appearance as Victoria comes 20 years after she played her in Mrs Brown.
Of taking on the role again Judi, 82, said, ‘It was totally irresistible, I couldn’t have said no.’ The film’s out on 15 September.
A scene from Judi’s new movie Two decades on, Judi Dench reprises her role as Victoria