Victoria & Abdul
Dame Judi Dench reunited with the role of Queen Victoria
The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship in the later years of Queen Victoria’s (Academy Award winner Judi Dench) remarkable rule. When Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal), a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favour with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely and devoted alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household and inner circle all attempt to destroy. As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity.
“A film of solid craftsmanship led by another royally magnificent performance by Judi Dench.“ ”It’s a combination of Oscar-worthy acting, crisp writing, beautiful cinematography and gorgeous costume designs.“
“……….. resplendent with gorgeous costumes, exquisite sets and parlour-room drollery.”
“It’s amazing, refreshing, heartfelt and benefits from an abundance of chemistry between its two leads.”
Thursday 22nd February
Members’ entrance: Adults: £4 U18s: £3
Annual Membership: £6 from 1st January 2018 Start time: 7.30pm (Doors open at 7.15pm) Callington Town Hall NOTE: MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED (AVAILABLE ON DOOR).