Rare candid photos of Helen Mirren with no makeup – having a LOT of fun!

We’re so used seeing Helen Mirren glamorous, dolled-up and ladylike. But last night, we got to see a whole new side of the distinguished actor – in more ways than one!

Popping backstage to meet the cast of the play Hand of God, Mirren was sighted not only without makeup, but getting along very well with a demonic sock puppet!

See the spectacular photos below, and tell us: does she look better without makeup? And what do you think about her new, more playful side?

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