WHAT: Tuesday night preem of HBO miniseries “Elizabeth I”
WHO: Helmer Tom Hooper; thesps Helen Mirren and Hugh Dancy; exec producer-scripter Nigel Williams; exec producer Suzan Harrison; producers Barney Reisz and George Faber; and special guest the Duchess of Norfolk.
WHERE: MoMA’s Titus 1 Theater
BLIGHTY RIGHT: HBO prexy Colin Callender, who introduced the screening, joked that he and exec VP Richard Plepler argued briefly about who should have the honor of prefacing the pic. “He based it on my accent,” the British Callender said.
ROYAL DECREE: Callender offered a nod to standard dress of the 16th century, encouraging the aud to “sit back, kick off your shoes and loosen your corsets.”