A Constellation for John Dee

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This short film is an attempt to respond to the extraordinary life and work of the Elizabethan polymath John Dee. It is narrated by Jenny Runacre, who played Elizabeth I in Derek Jarman’s Jubilee (1978), which also featured the Renaissance courtier and conjuror.

The film was commissioned by the Royal College of Physicians for their exhibition Scholar, courtier, magician: the lost library of John Dee.