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Judi Dench leads the first trailer for tense spy drama Red Joan
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Judi Dench leads the first trailer for tense spy drama Red Joan

A first trailer for Red Joan, the new drama starring Judi Dench and Sophie Cookson, has debuted online. Click below to watch it:

The film tells the story of Melita Norwood (known here as Joan Stanley). 

As a young woman, Stanley was a Soviet and communist party sympathizer, who becomes employed as a British government civil servant before being subsequently recruited by the KGB in the mid-1930s30s.

She then successfully transfers nuclear bomb secrets to the Soviet Union...

Kingsman star Sophie Cookson plays the young Joan Stanley, with Dench as the older version. 

Trevor Nunn directs the film, which also stars Tom Hughes and Stephen Campbell-Moore. 

Red Joan will be released into UK cinemas on April 19th. 

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