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From the archive
This film was last shown on 7 November 2019
Winter, 1968. 30 years after she shot to stardom in The Wizard of Oz, showbiz legend Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger) arrives in London to perform in a run of sell out concerts at The Talk of the Town.
As she prepares for the show, battles with management, charms musicians, and reminisces with friends and adoring fans, her wit and warmth shine through. Even her dreams of romance seem undimmed as she embarks on a courtship with Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband.
And yet Judy is fragile. After working for 45 of her 47 years, she is exhausted; haunted by memories of a childhood lost to Hollywood; gripped by a desire to be back home with her kids. Will she have the strength to go on?
Featuring some of her best-known songs, including the timeless classic ‘Over the Rainbow’, Judy celebrates the voice, the capacity for love and the sheer pizzazz of “the world’s greatest entertainer”.
- Rupert Goold(Director)
- 1 hour 58 minutes
- Jessie Buckley, Renée Zellweger, Rufus Sewell