In four short years, The Crown has become one of the most successful television shows.
The pricey biographical retelling of Queen Elizabeth II’s life — from her marriage to Prince Philip through her present-day reign — will probably continue with the period that has now completed filming.
Considering the series is currently hurtling through the years, the Netflix play returned in a somewhat different from this past year, boasting a brand new cast reflecting the era change of its characters.
Matt Smith and Claire Foy are concerned with Olivia Colman the show and, after the next season and Tobias Menzies, will not be, either.
Below is everything we know so far about the yield of The Crown — including the newly-announced sixth time.
When is it back?
It’s expected to return in November 2020, although the release date for season four is not yet been announced.
The third and fourth seasons have been filmed back, with the final two outings expected to start production.
Who will star inside?
- Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II
- Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip
- Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret
- Josh O’Connor as Prince Charles
- Marion Bailey as Queen Mother
- Gillian Anderson as Margaret Thatcher
- Emma Corrin as Princess Diana
- Erin Doherty as Princess Anne
- Emerald Fennell as Camilla Parker Bowles
- Ben Daniels as Antony Armstrong-Jones
- Charles Dance as Lord Louis Mountbatten
What to expect?
The next two seasons will chart 1964’s years up together with the first years of Queen Elizabeth II — 1947-1963.
A quick brush up on our Royal Family history informs us exactly what we will likely see happen in future episodes Even though showrunner Peter Morgan has stayed tight-lipped on what to expect.
Margaret Thatcher, who’s being played by Gillian Anderson, will be introduced by the next batch of episodes. Emma Corrin will play Diana Spencer.
Josh and corrin O’Connor, who reunite as Prince Charles, was spotted filming scenes of Charles and Diana’s tour of Australia. The series will show that the births of Harry and Prince William, also — the former was nine months old when his parents awakened on the Australian tour.
Other events expected to be shown in the new season include the marriage of Charles and Diana (1981), according to Deadline. This famous security breach culminated in a break-in in Buckingham Palace (1982).
It has been reported that operation Princess Margaret (Helena Bonham Carter) underwent in 1985 will also be explored.
One scene fans might be treated a flashback that sees the return of Claire Foy; the actor was spotted on place November filming what appeared to be the 21st birthday speech of Queen Elizabeth II before her father’s death.