Victoria and Abdul: Dame Judi Dench reveals REAL reason she's playing iconic Queen again
In 1997 she played the iconic monarch in Mrs Brown, earning an Academy Award for Best Actress.
Now, she’s playing the same part later in life, documenting Victoria’s real-life friendship with Indian servant Abdul Karim.
“I didn’t know the story of Victoria and Abdul,” Dench told a press conference.
“So for me it was a question of taking that bit of history on and learning more about a really remarkable person.”
She added: “I never expected to revisit this part but I have a great affection for [it] because I had no film career to speak of before I played Mrs Brown, thanks to Harvey... read more
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