Vic­to­ria and Ab­dul

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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

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