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Date(s) - 21/02/2019
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The Grey Village Hall


Victoria and Abdul

Victoria and Abdul movie poster7:30pm Drinks. 8pm performance starts.
Entrance by donation on the door.
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Stephen Frears (Philomena, The Queen) directs this tale of the unlikely intergenerational friendship between Queen Victoria (Judi Dench, regal as ever and clearly having a blast) and an Indian servant named Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal). Abdul is “the tallest man here” and so is shipped from Agra to England to present Her Majesty with a ceremonial coin in celebration of the golden jubilee. “I thought the tall one was terribly handsome,” says the Queen, and so Abdul is promoted from bearer of wobbling royal jellies to her personal footman and, eventually, her “munshi” or spiritual guide.
Dench is captivating as the cantankerous queen, Guardian