Victoria & Abdul is a British biographical comedy/drama directed by Stephen Frears and written by Lee Hall. The film is based on the book of same name by Shrabani Basu, about the real-life relationship between Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and her Indian Muslim. 520 more words
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In 1887, Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) celebrated her Golden Jubilee, to commemorate the occasion, the royal family mints a mohur, or gold coin, and finds a Muslim clerk named Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal) is chosen to present the mohur to Victoria. 522 more words
Eddie Izzard said a ‘stain of anti-Semitism must be removed’ in his first official statement after being appointed to Labour’s national executive committee.
The comedian and activist, 56, stepped up to represent the party after Christine Shawcroft, who was at the centre of the anti-Jewish row, resigned on Saturday evening. 480 more words