The Favourite at HOME Manchester, Manchester, 2 January–12 February 2019, from £5.50 - Book now
n early 18th century England there is war with France but duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail arrives, friendship and hitherto thwarted ambition thrive. Acclaimed at the Venice Film festival, the latest work from Yorgos Lanthimos (The Killing of a Sacred Deer) is a more mainstream affair but still retains his trademark brilliance.
The Favourite at HOME Manchester, Manchester