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Designing History: Sandy Powell’s Costumes and Material Culture in The Favourite

Thanks to The Favourite we are being swept away by a feverish love of all things 18th century. England’s Queen Anne and the exploits of her close friend Lady Sarah Churchill have got everyone talking. Director Yargos Lanthimos intended to stir up the past and Sandy Powell, costume designer for the film took his brief […]

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