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Vanessa Redgrave and Joely Richardson play Queen

Mother and daughter, Vanessa Redgrave and Joely Richardson, have both taken on the role of Queen Elizabeth I in the new film, Anonymous.

The film questions the theory that Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford, wrote the masterpieces attributed to William Shakespeare.

The pair told BBC Breakfast that they did not discuss with each other how they would approach the role.

Anonymous clip courtesy of Sony Pictures

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