Top row, left: Anne Marie Duff in 2005’s The Virgin Queen. Top row, right: Angela Pleasence in 2007’s Doctor Who episode The Shakespeare Code. Middle row, left: Rupert Everett in 2007’s St. Trinian’s. Middle row, right: An ad for LKXA Youth Bank. Bottom: Beyonce in a television ad for O2 Priority, 2013.
Top row, left - right: Amanda Jane Smythe in Anne of the Thousand Days (1969), unknown actress in Henry VIII and his Six Wives (1972), a model portrating Shakespeare’s granddaughter in the book William Shakespeare: The Extraordinary Life of the Most Successful Writer of All Time (1995). Bottom row, left - right: Saskia Backwell in Elizabeth: The Acclaimed Safe of England’s Virgin Queen (2000), Lorna Lacey in Henry VIII (2003), Blanthaid McKeown in The Tudors (2007).
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