Dame Maureen Lipman has spoken out about the day the Queen visited the Coronation Street set earlier this year.
Her Majesty headed to the cobbles in July and met long-serving cast members including William Roache, 89, who plays Ken Barlow, Barbara Knox, 87, and Dame Maureen Lipman, 75.
The Queen was greeted on set by ITV chairman Sir Peter Bazelgette and managing director of continuing drama John Whiston, who explained to her that the set’s cobbles had been moved from their former set at Granada Studios, she had visited in 1982, to the new set in Trafford.
Appearing on Good Morning Britain on Wednesday, Dame Maureen reminisced about the unforgettable day.
Speaking to hosts Susanna Reid and Richard Madeley, the legendary actress said: “She was such a geezer, I can’t tell you!
“We were all in love with her, even the most hardened, you know, the guys in the green room saying, ‘I’m not putting a jacket on’.
“And then out she popped from a her plum-coloured car, she asked me about my dog.”
Good Morning Britain airs weekdays at 6am on ITV.