Anne Queen of Great Britain

Film Review: The Favourite

This month sees the UK release of the long-awaited film The Favourite, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos which I have just been to see in order to report my opinions back to History of Royal Women readers! The film focuses on the court of Queen Anne, who reigned from 1702-1714 and is a rather overlooked monarch, [read more]

Anne Queen of Great Britain

Olivia Colman to portray Queen Anne in new film

Olivia Colman is set to portray Queen Anne of Great Britain in a new film called The Favourite. Olivia Colman previously portrayed royalty as Queen Elizabeth (The Queen Mother) in Hyde Park on Hudson in 2012. She joins cast members Rachel Weisz who will play Sarah, the Duchess of Marlborough and Emma Stone who will [read more]