She could play Queen Elizabeth II in The crown Season three, but that did not stop Oscar winner Olivia Colman from getting nervous when she met the actual monarch in real life.

Speak with Weekly entertainmentThe actress opened at about the time she accidentally got into a meeting where Queen Elizabeth was present.

"I met the queen by mistake," she said. "It was a meeting of the British Film Institute to increase the profile of British independent film, and we suddenly stood in a big queue with 200 people.

"I thought maybe we would have something to eat, I did not read the agenda. [I] looked around the corner, and there were the Queen and Prince Philip and went: "Oh! Oh no! I do not know what to do! "

Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

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She added: "A gentleman with epaulettes said:" Do not exaggerate it, little bow, and you say, Your Majesty and Royal Highness, and go. Do it as fast as you can and leave. "

"I managed to remember what to say, kind of sticky and a bit humble, that's it!"

Colman also spoke recently about the acquisition of Claire Foy The crownJoking that it was "the worst job in the world".

The crown Season 3 will air on November 17, 2019, while Season 1 and 2 will stream to Netflix with immediate effect.

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