Viceroy’s House

BBFC Classification: 12A - Suitable for 12 years and over
Year: 2017
Director: Gurinder Chadha
Performers: Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon, Hugh Bonneville
Genre: Drama
Duration: 1 hr 46 min
BBFC Advice: Brief distressing scenes


An historical drama about Lord Mountbatten’s period as Viceroy of India. In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people. He lived upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs. As the political elite wrangled over the birth of independent india, conflict erupted throughout the House and a catastrophic decision led to global repercussions. The Viceroy meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change. Starring Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson, Michael Gambon.