By Joanna Crawley For Mailonline
Published: 15:47 BST, 11 September 2019 | Updated: 18:10 BST, 11 September 2019
She will play Queen Elizabeth II in the anticipated new series of The Crown this winter.
And ahead of her latest leading role, Olivia Colman, 45, has landed another enviable part as a Vogue cover star.
The Oscar winning actress stars in a regal photoshoot from Annie Leibovitz for the US edition of the fashion bible, as well as speaking candidly about ageing on screen and her new body confidence.
Anyone for tea? Olivia Colman stars in a stunning cover shoot for the US edition of Vogue, shot by Annie Leibovitz
The cover shows the British icon reclining in a beautiful brocade jacket and leather knee-high boots under the cover line 'Game of Thrones Olivia Colman from Oscar glory to The Crown.'
Worthy of her upcoming royal role, Olivia is seen inside the magazine dressed in a curve-hugging blue satin ballgown while sipping a dainty cup of tea in a cluttered country style kitchen.
A further stunning shot takes place on the top of rocky cliffs overlooking the ocean, with Olivia dressed in a bright scarlet trimmed coat as she stares out onto the water.
On screen royalty: The cover shows the British icon reclining in a beautiful brocade jacket and leather knee-high boots under the cover line 'Game of Thrones'
A black and white close up shows Olivia styled in a crisp white shirt in mid laugh, with the image having an old Hollywood vibe.
Inside the magazine, Olivia discusses her career, which has gone