Costume designer Sandy Powell’s spectacular garments take us removed from the typical interval wardrobe. Court servants wear recycled denim, and the leading ladies put on monochrome popping with riotous patterns and African-fashion prints.
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The first shot of Queen Anne spotlights the removal of an interminably long, elaborate and presumably heavy ceremonial train in her mattress chamber, a lot to her reduction. “That was great the way you first see her within the biggest, the most uncomfortable [costume],” says Powell. The scene was additionally key to juxtapose how the audience often sees Anne, who suffered from lifelong health points, insecurity and loneliness. Sarah additionally has a penchant for sporting pants, literally and figuratively, especially when she’s capturing — attempting to retain her power and intimidate Abigail within the process.
She was labelled as the ‘childless’ queen – regardless of her bearing and … Read More