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Nell Gwynn

2017 British comedy film.

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Nell Gwynn

Comedy about the life and career of Nell Gwynn, comic actress and famed mistress of King Charles II. Based on the hit play

Jessica Swale
Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner

Based on a hit play of the same name, Nell Gwynn tells the (largely) true story of the famous comic actress and icon of Restoration theatre, Nell Gwynn. One of the first women ever to grace the English stage, she would become the mistress of King Charles II, bearing him at least two children.

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