Strewth, Ruth! That makes THREE Emily Maitlises... if you include the original as she is portrayed by not one but two actresses in dramas about Prince Andrew scoop

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  • Maitlis, 53, famously quizzed nan Duke of York astir Jeffrey Epstein successful 2019 

By Katie Hind

Published: 19:43 EDT, 4 November 2023 | Updated: 19:52 EDT, 4 November 2023

One of nan first rules of publicity is to study nan communicative – not go a portion of it.

But that is easier said than done for Emily Maitlis, whose notorious 2019 question and reply pinch Prince Andrew has led to her being portrayed by not 1 but 2 actresses successful dramas astir nan scoop.

The latest prima to beryllium pictured playing nan past Newsnight presenter is Luther character Ruth Wilson. Our image shows her sporting knee-high boots, a short skirt and a blonde bob wig successful a segment for Amazon’s show, tipped to beryllium titled A Very Royal Exchange.

It follows images earlier this twelvemonth of X-Files prima Gillian Anderson, 55, dressed successful moving cogwheel arsenic Maitlis for a Netflix movie of nan interview.

Maitlis, 53, famously quizzed nan Duke of York connected Newsnight astir his relationship pinch paedophile activity trafficker Jeffrey Epstein.

During their car clang exchange, he denied having activity pinch 1 of Epstein’s alleged teenage victims, Virginia Giuffre, past aged 17. He said connected 1 of nan days he was claimed to person met her he had been pinch Princess Beatrice astatine nan Pizza Express successful Woking. He besides defended staying complete astatine Epstein’s New York location successful 2010 aft nan multi-millionaire had been convicted of activity offences.

The latest prima to beryllium pictured playing nan past Newsnight presenter is Luther character Ruth Wilson (pictured)

It follows images earlier this twelvemonth of X-Files prima Gillian Anderson, 55, (pictured) dressed successful moving cogwheel arsenic Maitlis for a Netflix movie of nan interview

Maitlis, 53, (pictured) famously quizzed nan Duke of York connected Newsnight astir his relationship pinch paedophile activity trafficker Jeffrey Epstein

The fallout from nan question and reply led to nan Duke stepping backmost from nationalist life and he was stripped of his subject affiliations and Royal patronages by Queen Elizabeth.

It’s understood Ms Wilson, 41, will prima other Michael Sheen, who will play Andrew successful nan Amazon drama.

Filming for nan Netflix movie began successful February. It is based connected nan book Scoops written by shaper Sam McAlister, who secured nan Andrew question and reply for nan BBC and was known arsenic ‘booker extraordinaire’ by erstwhile colleagues.

Rufus Sewell will prima arsenic nan Duke of York and Billie Piper arsenic Ms McAlister.

Maitlis, who earned £325,000 a twelvemonth astatine nan BBC, was past twelvemonth accused of being ‘unfair’ connected Ms McAlister, who is thought to person been paid little than one-tenth of that sum. The conflict stems from an question and reply Maitlis and Newsnight’s erstwhile editor Esme Wren gave Radio Times successful 2020, successful which they took in installments for nan scoop.

Ms McAlister was not mentioned once, contempt forging a coagulated enslaved pinch Prince Andrew’s adjutant Amanda Thirsk and gathering her astatine Buckingham Palace to unafraid nan interview.

It’s understood Ms Wilson, 41, will prima other Michael Sheen, who will play Andrew successful nan Amazon drama

Filming for nan Netflix movie began successful February. It is based connected nan book Scoops written by shaper Sam McAlister, who secured nan Andrew question and reply for nan BBC and was known arsenic ‘booker extraordinaire’ by erstwhile colleagues


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