DAME Helen Mirren will get to grips with a porcelain dildo as sex-mad empress Catherine the Great in a new TV drama.
Helen, 73, will be seen handling a phallus said to have been modelled on the todger of one of Catherine’s many lovers.
PA:Press Association Helen Mirren will get to grips with a porcelain dildo as empress Catherine the Great
The mini-series will chart the incredible life of Catherine, who ruled Russia from 1762 until her death at 67 in 1796.
Makers HBO and Sky will detail her colourful love life — but leave out a myth that she romped with a horse.
A source said: “It will be a tough call deciding what sexy antics to leave out. At the very least they’ll have to show how she bedded a long line of nubile younger men.
“But legend also had it that she would ask another woman to test drive them first to ensure they had the stamina to satisfy her.
Alamy The mini-series will document the colourful love life of the sex-mad sovereign