The Favourite. Queen Anne (Olivia Colman).

The Favourite

2019 British comedy film about Queen Anne. Stars Olivia Colman, Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Alwyn and others.

Press Clippings

Derry Girls, Hang Ups and Inside No. 9 up for South Bank Awards

Inside No. 9, Derry Girls and Hang Ups are the nominees in the Comedy category of The South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2019. The Favourite and Jessie Cave are also in the shortlists.

British Comedy Guide, 3rd June 2019

Sandi Toksvig slams The Favourite

The Great British Bake Off presenter thinks Oscar winner Olivia Colman's movie didn't offer a true depiction of the lesbian love story.

Halina Watts, The Mirror, 9th March 2019

Why lesbianism is having its moment in pop culture

Olivia Colman's virtuoso performance as the reputedly lesbian Queen Anne is facilitated by delicious, taboo-busting lines.

i Newspaper, 25th February 2019

Oscars 2019: Olivia Colman gets surprise win

British actress Olivia Colman defied the odds to scoop an Oscar on a night when Green Book also sprung a surprise by winning the award for best film.

BBC, 25th February 2019

Meet The Favourite's Bafta-winning working mums

One of the most touching moments at this year's Baftas was when Fiona Crombie and Alice Felton accepted the award for best production design for The Favourite.

Annabel Rackham, BBC, 16th February 2019

Why The Favourite should win the best picture Oscar

Yorgos Lanthimos upends expectations of a polite period drama with a wild, raucous, dark comedy filled with perversity, pettiness and pet rabbits.

Benjamin Lee, The Guardian, 15th February 2019

The Favourite wins seven BAFTAs but Roma wins Best Film

The period comedy did win the most awards on the night, winning seven awards including "Outstanding British Film", "Original Screenplay", "Leading Actress" for Olivia Colman and "Supporting Actress" for Rachel Weisz.

Ian Wolf, On The Box, 10th February 2019

Will Queen Anne's reputation ever recover?

The Favourite is tipped to win Olivia Colman an Oscar - but will Queen Anne's reputation ever recover from being 'outed' as sexually obsessed with two warring ladies-in-waiting?

David Leafe, Daily Mail, 10th February 2019

Manga creator draws The Favourite film art

Manga creator Mitsukazu Mihara drew an art piece inspired by the Oscar-nominated film The Favourite.

Lynzee Loveridge, Anime News Network, 4th February 2019

Emma Stone 'begged' Lanthimos for role in The Favourite

Emma Stone revealed that Yorgos Lanthimos "never considered" meeting an American actress for a role in The Favourite but she "begged" him for a part.

Female First, 4th February 2019