‘She was such a geezer!’ Dame Maureen Lipman says ‘everyone loved’ the Queen on the Coronation Street set and that even the ‘hardened anti-monarchists’ were won over

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  • The Queen is ‘a geyser’ and ‘loved by everyone on the Coronation Street set’ according to soap star Dame Maureen Lippman, who played Evelyn Plummer
  • Maureen appeared on Good Morning Britain today to discuss Her Majesty’s visit
  • He said Her Majesty won over the ‘stiffest people’ on set

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According to soap legend Dame Maureen Lippmann, the Queen is “a geyser” and “loved by everyone on the Coronation Street set”.

Her Majesty, 95, visited Cobbles in July where she met the cast and crew of the long-running ITV show.

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And appearing on Good Morning Britain today, 75-year-old Dame Maureen, who plays Evelyn Plummer on the series, said the royal asked her about her dog and “a plum” to chat with everyone on set. Let’s get out of the car’.

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According to soap legend Dame Maureen Lippmann, the Queen is ‘a geyser’ and ‘loved by everyone on the Coronation Street set’

Speaking to Richard Madley and Susannah Reid, she said: ‘She was so understanding.

‘I can’t tell you, we all loved him.

‘Even the harshest anti-monarchy in the Green Room who said they wouldn’t put on jackets.

‘She got out of her plum colored car, and talked to everyone.

Maureen said the royal “asked her about her dog” and spoke to several of the crew.

‘Of course the funniest thing is the chat he gets here. You have been told “She will come here, you go there, don’t go there. Don’t say anything, don’t ask her any questions”. ‘

‘I wanted to tell her that my late husband Jack Rosenthal wrote episode 13, and we’re coming to episode 10,408.

Her Majesty, 95, visited Cobbles in July, where she met the cast and crew of the long-running ITV show.

Her Majesty, 95, visited Cobbles in July, where she met the cast and crew of the long-running ITV show.

Weatherfield has seen many famous faces, but only the second time the head of state took to the street, the house of the ITV soap, celebrating its 60th year on our screens.

On a 40-minute tour of the set and studio at Media City UK in Manchester, Her Majesty, wearing a teal Angela Kelly outfit with a matching hat, met a host of the show’s cast and crew, before popping up near Cobbled Street. were walking. The studio where the interior of Rovers Returns was filmed.

The Queen met Bill Roche, who plays Ken Barlow, Barbara Knox, (Rita) and Helen Worth, (Gail), who were there during their visit to the set on 5 May 1982.

Appearing on Good Morning Britain today, 75-year-old Dame Maureen, who plays Evelyn Plummer in the series, said the royal asked her about her dog and was 'a plum's-eye to chat with everyone on set. get out of the car

Appearing on Good Morning Britain today, 75-year-old Dame Maureen, who plays Evelyn Plummer in the series, said the royal asked her about her dog and was ‘a plum’s-eye to chat with everyone on set. get out of the car

During her visit in July, Rani was surrounded by excited cast and members of the production team

During her visit in July, Rani was surrounded by excited cast and members of the production team

Emperor also met Sue Nichols, (Audrey), who joined the soap as a full-time character in 1985.

During the visit, Shahi, who described the ‘remarkably’ long-running show as ‘part of the taunt’ of society, was told that one character was a troublemaker, before she responded.: ‘The program doesn’t make a lot of trouble, does it? I guess, life is a hassle, isn’t it?’

Dame Maureen said at the time: ‘She was so incredibly calm that you put it in front of her.

‘She just seemed extremely comfortable, very comfortable meeting anyone and everyone.

‘Having him here for us, after England’s win today… the sun shone, it was great. She appeared in the world all the time. He spent as much time talking to the crew as the stars.

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