Susie Blake plays The Queen in Handbagged

TV star Susie Blake from Mrs Brown’s Boys and Coronation Street takes on a right royal role in a theatre comedy.

She plays The Queen in Handbagged which is runniing at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal until October 24.

The Olivier Award-winning show imagines the relationship and conversations behind closed doors of the monarch and Prime Minister of the time, Maggie Thatcher. These two enduring icons were born in the same year.