‘The Queen’ admits to being a Clash fan

Helen Mirren bumps into Mick Jones on US show

Helen Mirren has admitted she is a huge fan of The Clash on US television.

The actress, who won an Oscar for her role as The Queen, made the admission on the ‘Late Night With Conan O’Brien’ show when she bumped into guitarist Mick Jones.

She said: “I just had the thrill of my life. I just met Mick [Jones] backstage. I’m not very rock ‘n’ roll but it was very exciting.”

Jones later performed ‘Why Do Men Fight?’ on the show with his band Carbon/Silicon.

Watch the clip below.

Meanwhile The Clash legend is being interviewed by our sister site Uncut.co.uk, and they want your questions.

Simply send your suggestions to uncutaudiencewith@ipcmedia.com by 6pm and they’ll put the best to Jones.

See Uncut.co.uk for more information.