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The Crown, Volume I: Book Review

If you have ever watched an episode of the hit Netflix series The Crown and wondered “Did that actually happen?” then look no further: notable royal historian and biographer Robert Lacey has written an official companion to the series. The Crown, Volume I: Elizabeth II, Winston Churchill, and the Making of a Young Queen tracks the history behind every episode of the first season, from…
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The sets of Netflix’s The Crown

Recreating the extraordinary world of The Queen and the royal family was a daunting prospect for the team behind Netflix’s opulent royal drama The Crown, and it quickly became apparent that building it from the ground up was near impossible. The original plan to build most of the sets in a studio was scrapped, and the cast and crew instead travelled to England’s most opulent stately homes and…
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Netflix Premiers trailer for Queen Elizabeth drama 'The Crown'

The first trailer for Netflix’s upcoming regal drama, The Crown, was released earlier this week, teasing the world with an intriguing look inside the royal life of Queen Elizabeth II. The four-minute trailer premiered on 6 January, and has already been viewed 167,000 times. The trailer opens on a scene of Queen Elizabeth wearing St. Edward’s Crown at Buckingham Palace, watched by her young…
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