Victoria & Abdul

Victoria & Abdul (2017)

History's most unlikely friendship.

  • Genre: Drama, History
  • Release Date: 2017-09-14
  • User Rating: 6.9/10 from 631 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 52min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Working Title Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
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Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.

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  • Judi Dench

    as Queen Victoria
  • Ali Fazal

    as Abdul Karim
  • Tim Pigott-Smith

    as Sir Henry Ponsonby
  • Eddie Izzard

    as Bertie, Prince of Wales
  • Adeel Akhtar

    as Mohammed
  • Michael Gambon

    as Lord Salisbury
  • Paul Higgins

    as Dr. James Reid
  • Olivia Williams

    as Baroness Churchill
  • Fenella Woolgar

    as Miss Phipps
  • Julian Wadham

    as Alick Yorke
  • Jonathan Harden

    as Kaiser Wilhelm II
  • Robin Soans

    as Arthur Bigge
  • Ruth McCabe

    as Mrs. Tuck
  • Simon Callow

    as Mr. Puccini
  • Benjamin Haigh

    as Page Boy
  • Will Christopherson

    as Young Porter Boy
  • Martyn Mayger

    as Yeoman of the Guard
  • Deano Bugatti

    as Queen Victoria's Waiter
  • Paul Redfern

    as Chef
  • Ashley Hudson

    as Footman
  • Penny Ryder

    as Grand Duchess Sophie
  • Christopher McMullen

    as Footman
  • Rita McDonald Damper

    as Ham House Guest
  • Sukh Ojla

    as Mrs. Karim
  • Grant Crookes

    as Footman
  • Shaun Newnham

    as Royal Household Staff
  • Nigel Black

    as Private Secretary
  • Sophie Trott

    as Princess Helena
  • James Thomas Scott

    as Undertaker
  • Andrei Csolsim

    as Footman
  • Glyn Angell

    as Young Chef
  • Lois Temel

    as Nurse
  • Marek Hollands

    as Footman
  • Nicolas Savidis-Macris

    as Italian Dinner Guest
  • Simon Craddock

    as Footman
  • Tim Bristow

    as Deputy Parliamentary Secretary
  • Cliff Dutton

    as Footman
  • Martin McGilligan

    as Footman
  • Benjamin Murrell

    as Footman
  • Daniel Trevenna

    as Footman
  • Stuart Whelan

    as Chef (uncredited)
Directing Stephen Frears Director
Writing Shrabani Basu Writer
Writing Lee Hall Screenplay
Production Tim Bevan Producer
Sound Thomas Newman Music
Camera Danny Cohen Director of Photography
Art Alan MacDonald Production Design
Art Sarah Finlay Art Direction
Art Adam Squires Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Consolata Boyle Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Loulia Sheppard Hair Designer
Costume & Make-Up Daniel Phillips Makeup Designer
Costume & Make-Up Beverley Binda Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Andrea Cracknell Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Adam James Phillips Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Tapio Salmi Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Amie Wilson Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Ray Marston Wigmaker
Art Choi Ho Man Supervising Art Director
Art Paul Stewart Property Master
Crew Peter Keith Drone Operator
Camera Iain Mackay Steadicam Operator
Camera Peter Mountain Still Photographer
Lighting Paul McGeachan Gaffer
Lighting Will Kendal Rigging Gaffer
Lighting Terry Robb Electrician
Lighting Simon Tanner Electrician
Camera Alex Mott Key Grip
Production Nandini Shrikent Casting
Production Karan Mally Casting Associate
Production Sanjeev Maurya Casting Associate
Production Raj Bhansali Casting Assistant
Production Yash Mehta Casting Assistant
Art Matt Curtis Title Designer
Directing Sue Hills Script Supervisor
Crew Jim Dines Marine Coordinator
Crew Luca Zappala CG Supervisor
Visual Effects Chris Reynolds Special Effects Supervisor
Crew Edd Gamlin Visual Effects Editor
Visual Effects Paul O'Hara Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Noga Alon Stein Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Adam Gascoyne Visual Effects Supervisor
Production Eric Fellner Producer
Production Beeban Kidron Producer
Production Tracey Seaward Producer
Sound Kate Morath Boom Operator
Sound Sue Harding Foley
Sound Hugo Adams Foley Editor
Sound Dafydd Archard Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Mike Dowson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Phil Lee Sound Effects Editor
Sound Becki Ponting Supervising Sound Editor
Editing Maria Chamberlain Digital Intermediate
Editing Karolina Dziwinska Digital Intermediate
Editing Rob Farris Digital Intermediate
Editing Patrick Malone Digital Intermediate
Editing Shaun Richards Digital Intermediate
Editing Lawrence Hook Digital Intermediate
Editing Jeanna Mortimer First Assistant Editor
Editing Melanie Oliver Editor
Costume & Make-Up Daniel Phillips Hair Designer
Sound Ian Wilson Supervising Sound Editor