The whole thing is often funny and ultimately affecting, but is it realistic? Who knows? For many, that will be the appeal of the play. Morgan imagines his way into two secret spaces: the inside of that palace meeting room and — more tantalizingly — the inside of the queen's head, and her heart.
"The Audience" runs at the Gielgud Theatre in London until June 15. The June 13 performance will be broadcast live to movie theaters around Britain, and on varying dates to cinemas around the world.
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