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Who stars on The Crown this series?

Royalists are anxiously awaiting the newest series of Netflix’s The Crown. Season three is not too far away with a premiere date of 17th November. The third and fourth series is set to focus on 1964 – 1976. While it is unclear when we will see series four, we will see a whole new cast come November. Olivia Coleman as Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Fresh off the Academy-Award…
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The Crown, Season 3: love, romance - and Europe

You can’t escape from Brexit anywhere these days. Fans of The Crown might have thought that season 3 of the story of the House of Windsor under Elizabeth II would be a safe haven from Euro talk, but they’re in for a shock. The third instalment will include the moment that The Queen watched the UK enter the Common Market. That political milestone is just one of the major historical events which…
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Queen Elizabeth's Wikipedia page was the third most visited entry in 2017

The Queen has beaten out the likes of Barack Obama, Elon Musk, and TV series such a Game of Thrones to become the third most visited Wikipedia page in 2017. Her Wikipedia entry had 19.2 million views, coming behind Donald trump with 29.6 million and a list of Deaths in 2017 which had 37.3 million views. A Wikipedia editor said The Queen’s ranking struck him most. He said that the ranking was…
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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…
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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 in the soon to be released second season shows the Duke of Edinburgh very taken with Jackie Kennedy while she visits…
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