Helen Mirren Told Off A Bunch of Drummers Who Interrupted Her Play

According to The Daily Telegraph, Oscar-winning actress and all-around awesome human being Helen Mirren left the stage during Saturday night’s performance of The Audience to yell at a troupe of drummers who were making too much noise outside.

Mirren, who plays Queen Elizabeth II in the award-winning production, later recapped the incident, saying:

I’m afraid there were a few ‘thespian’ words used. They got a very stern royal ticking off but I have to say they were very sweet and they stopped immediately. I felt rotten but on the other hand they were destroying our performance so something had to be done.

No word on which thespian words were actually used, but we’re hoping it went a little something like this:

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