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Costuming the Crown Exhibit opens at historic Winterthur estate: A conversation with the curators

The Crown is a worldwide phenomenon, and the gorgeous costumes are a huge part of what brings the Royal Family to life on our screens. Now the hit Netflix show is bringing 40 of its iconic costumes to a historic American mansion for a one-of-a-kind exhibition. The elegant Winterthur estate, located about 45 minutes from Philadelphia in Winterthur, Delaware, will play host to Costuming the Crown…
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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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Fact v. Fiction in The Crown's second season

The Crown returned for a second season on Netflix earlier last month, and dramatised The Queen’s reign from 1955 to roughly 1964, shortly after the birth of Prince Edward. Today we’re going to separate the fact from fiction in The Crown’s second season. Please do not read any further if you have not caught up and do not wish to be spoiled. Did Prince Philip cheat on The Queen? If he did…
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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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The Crown writer calls out the monarchy as "deranged"

Peter Morgan, the writer of Netflix’s hit drama The Crown, has called out the “deranged” Royal Family in an interview with the Sunday Times. While speaking to the magazine about the show’s success ahead of the Season 2 release on 8 December, Morgan discusses his creative process including that of viewing the monarchy as a”completely insane system.” “If…
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