Hit Netflix sequence The Crown has had the royal seal of approval from the Queen.
Her Majesty is reportedly a fan of the present, which follows the early years of her reign, together with her marriage to Prince Phillip and her sister Princess Margaret’s affair with a married man.
According to the Sunday Express, the Queen was inspired to observe the present by her son and daughter-in-law, the Earl and Countess of Wessex, who allegedly organised Saturday evening screenings of the present at Windsor Castle.
“Edward and Sophie love The Crown,” a senior royal supply instructed the publication.
“It has been a longstanding association that they drive to Windsor on the weekend to affix the Queen for a casual supper whereas watching TV or a movie. They have a Netflix account and urged her to observe it with them.
“Happily, she actually preferred it, though clearly there have been some depictions of occasions that she discovered too closely dramatised.”
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Penned by Peter Morgan, the present, which turned the costliest TV sequence of all time, with its first season costing $130m (£101.5m) to provide, stars Matt Smith as Philip and Claire Foy as Elizabeth.
But Her Majesty might not be as large a fan of the second sequence as Morgan hinted that it might allude to Phillip’s alleged affairs with actress Pat Kirkwood and TV persona Katie Boyle, one thing all events have denied.
Speaking of the upcoming sequence, which can be set between 1956 and 1964, Foy instructed The Hollywood Reporter: “This is a narrative of a wedding very a lot within the second sequence, and the way they navigate that. They’ve been collectively for ten years, they’ve had two kids and it’s about going and assessing the state of affairs. It’s not going to be a rose-tinted view of marriage.”
Smith stated: “There’s an edge to the dynamic between them. We’re getting into the sixties and the world is altering round them in fairly vital methods. Like at all times with the royal household, they’re having to adapt however they’re having to do it away from the general public.”
The present was honoured with a haul of gongs throughout the pond, together with Golden Globe and SAG awards for Best Actress and Best TV sequence, however it did not scoop a BAFTA TV award at this yr’s ceremony.
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