British Royals

Olivia Colman takes on role of Queen Elizabeth in popular Netflix series 'The Crown'

She is one of Britain’s most popular on-screen stars, and now Olivia Colman has the honour of portraying Queen Elizabeth in the third season of The Crown. With Netflix unveiling their first look at Colman in character, the series is set to be as popular as the previous two. And as Olivia Colman leads a brand new cast of replacements for the next instalment, the new chapter of the story may…
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Was The Queen jealous of Jackie Kennedy?

Netflix’s hit drama, The Crown, is pushing the limits this season when it suggests The Queen was jealous of Jackie Kennedy. The show has previously said that the storyline, while they follow history, does take creative liberties. According to The Telegraph, one episode…
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Prince Philip was upset about giving up his navy career for Queen Elizabeth II claims new programme, ‘The Crown’

New drama series The Crown is set to reveal the Duke of Edinburgh’s frustrations about being made to give up his Royal Navy career following The Queen’s accession to the throne in 1953. The £100 million drama (believed to be the most expensive television series yet produced for Netflix) illuminates the reign of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and will explore for the first time on screen the…
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The Queen's 1947 wedding brought back to life in £100m Netflix drama

As 9th September draws ever closer, when Her Majesty will overtake Queen Victoria as the country’s longest-reigning monarch, there’s no end to the amount of retrospective coverage; looking back over her 63-year reign and its highs and lows. Now, US-based streaming service Netflix are set to take advantage of the royal fanfare in a £100m drama, The Crown – tracing The…
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