It’s the early 18th century and England is at war with the French. Nevertheless, duck racing and pineapple eating are thriving at Court. A frail Queen Ann occupies the throne and her close friend Lady Sarah governs the country in her stead while tending to Anne’s ill health and mercurial temper. When a new servant Abigail arrives, her charm endears her to both Sarah and the Queen, and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become intense, so too does intrigue at the Palace. Abigail is determined to fulfil her ambitions and she will not let woman, man, politics or rabbit stand in her way.
August 11, 2018