Tuesday 26 September 2017

Dame Judi Dench dazzles as she steps out for Victoria And Abdul premiere

The British star was joined by a host of stars for the big launch in London’s Leicester Square.

Dame Judi Dench.
Dame Judi Dench.

By Francesca Gosling

Dame Judi Dench dazzled in a floor-length blue and white outfit as she took to the red carpet for the premiere of Victoria And Abdul in London.

The 82-year-old star, who takes the lead as the famous British monarch in Stephen Frears’ latest work, looked positively regal as she joined her co-stars in Leicester Square on Tuesday.

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Victoria and Abdul UK premiere – London

Ali Fazal, who plays Indian clerk Abdul Karim, and Eddie Izzard, who portrays Edward VII, also dressed up for the event, along with West End legend, Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber.

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Victoria and Abdul Premiere – London
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Victoria and Abdul Premiere – London

Hollywood’s Danny DeVito also made a surprise visit.

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Victoria and Abdul UK premiere – London

Fenella Woolgar, who plays Miss Phipps in the film stepped out in a golden gown, while Laura Bailey opted for a patterned blue number.

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Victoria and Abdul UK premiere – London
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Victoria and Abdul Premiere – London

Shrabani Basu turned up in a stunning indigo sari, while guests Jemima Khan and stepdaughter Tyrian White attended in matching black dresses.

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Victoria and Abdul Premiere – London

Victoria And Abdul will officially open in UK cinemas on September 15.

The cast also includes Olivia Williams as Baroness Churchill, Michael Gambon as Lord Salisbury, and the late Tim Pigott-Smith as Sir Henry Ponsonby.

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