Carey Mulligan Says Guests Were 'Kind Of' On Lockdown At Prince Harry And Meghan's Wedding

The actress said she made sure she arrived before Oprah Winfrey...

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Carey Mulligan has described Prince Harry and Meghan's wedding as a 'crazy day' because guests were pretty much on lockdown after they arrived for the ceremony.

The actress attended the wedding with musician husband Marcus Mumford, and joked during her appearance on The Graham Norton Show that they arrived really early so they didn't turn up after the legendary Oprah Winfrey.

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'We had a lovely day,' the Suffragette star said. 'We got there early because we didn't think we should be later than Oprah Winfrey.'

After agreeing with host Norton that the guests were 'kind of' on lockdown after they had arrived at the Chapel in Windsor, Mulligan recounted: 'We had a two-hour wait and I was really worried that there wouldn't be a toilet so I played it safe and I didn't drink anything.

'I was pretty dehydrated. It was a crazy day and I was super focused on just not falling over.'

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Guests at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex also included David and Victoria Beckham, George and Amal Clooney, Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian, and .

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Meanwhile, Mulligan was promoting her new critically-acclaimed movie Wildfire with Jake Gyllenhaal, and spoke about how her character has been polarising.

On the gender double standards this has provoked, because women are expected to behave in a more disciplined way while men are not, Mulligan added: 'Some people have been appalled by my character. It's interesting and as raised the question of how people view woman on screen.

'If a man behaves badly it is okay but if a woman steps out of line it's kind of not okay.'

The film - directed by Paul Dano and co-written by Dano and Zoe Kazan - is set in Montana in the 1960s, and adapted from the Richard Ford novel of the same title.

Wildfire is released in cinemas on 9 November, and Mulligan appears on The Graham Norton Show on Friday on BBC One at 10.35pm.

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