The Audience

WATCH: Dame Helen Mirren Declares 'I'm a Commoner'

She may be titled Dame Helen Mirren, and she may be portraying the Queen on Broadway in the play The Audience but the British actress insists she’s a quite ordinary person. “I am a commoner anywhere that I am.

Dame Helen Mirren’s Play Breaks Cinema Records

What? Nothing unusual or weird about that headline at all.

So, the story is this, on June 13, a live broadcast of Dame Helen Mirren’s West End play The Audience, in which she plays Queen Elizabeth II, was broadcast to cinemas across Britain and in the U.S.