Globe Theatrette - a boutique theatre in the heart of Ahuriri Village, Napier
Victoria And Abdul
14/09/2017

Victoria And Abdul

Rating to be confirmed

Genre: Drama, Historical
Director: Stephen Frears (The Queen, Philomena)
Cast: Judi Dench (Philomena), Ali Fazal (Furious 7), Michael Gambon (Harry Pottter series), Eddie Izzard (Boychoir), Olivia Williams (An Aducation), Simon Callow (Four Weddings & A Funeral)

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 favor 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.

Runtime: tbc