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Helen Mirren reprises her royal role

Duration: 05:07

Dame Helen Mirren tells our Arts Editor, Will Gompertzus why she's been tempted back to play the Queen.

This time she's swapped the silver screen for a stage production based on the monarch's private audiences with successive prime ministers over the course of her sixty year reign.

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