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Mirren reigns as Britain's queen in 'The Audience'

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LONDON (AP) — What is the point of a monarch? "The Audience," Peter Morgan's new play about Queen Elizabeth II, suggests that in a democracy such as Britain, one role of the sovereign may be as unofficial counselor and therapist to the country's elected leaders. The play stars Helen Mirren as Her Majesty, and focuses on the queen's relationship with the 12 prime ministers of her 60-year reign....

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