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Helen Mirren's Latest Turn as Queen Elizabeth is Coming to a Theater Near You

Helen Mirren's Latest Turn as Queen Elizabeth is Coming to a Theater Near You
Helen Mirren in 'The Audience'
National Theatre Live will broadcast 'The Audience' worldwide.

Six years after scoring an Oscar for portraying Queen Elizabeth II, audiences can once again catch Helen Mirren channeling the British monarch on the big screen. Peter Morgan’s West End drama The Audience, starring Oscar Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, will be broadcast in movie theaters across the world through the National Theatre Live, according to The Daily Mail. The production, directed by Stephen Daldry and currently running at the Gielgud Theatre, will hit cinemas on June 13.

Spanning 60 years, The Audience tells the story of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II (Mirren) and the 12 Prime Ministers who served under her. Every week, the Queen sits down with England’s Prime Minister for a private meeting at Buckingham Palace. The Audience is an inside look at these secretive meetings. The play also stars Hadyn Gwynne as Margaret Thatcher, Robert Hardy as Winston Churchill and Paul Ritter as John Major.

The Audience will be broadcast in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico, Russia, India and South Africa. For exact screening locations visit,

The broadcast is part of the ongoing film series National Theatre Live, an initiative by the U.K. theater to broadcast live performances onto cinema screens around the world. Previous live broadcasts include One Man, Two Guvnors, Frankenstein, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and Phédre, which also starred Mirren.


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