Netflix has released a full-length for the upcoming drama The Crown, starring Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II and Matt Smith as Prince Philip. This is Netflix’s biggest and most expensive original series to date, costing $156 million to produce. The ten-part series will air later in November and also stars John Lithgow as Winston Churchill, Greg Wise as Lord Louis Mountbatten, Vanessa Kirby as Princess Margaret, Victoria Hamilton as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, Jared Harris as George VI and Jeremy Northam as Anthony Eden.


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Olga Hughes is currently pre-occupied with fairy tales, fantasy, misanthropy, medieval history and the long eighteenth century. She has a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Victorian College of the Arts and is currently majoring in Literature and History at Deakin. She has contributed to websites such as History behind Game of Thrones, The Anne Boleyn Files and The Tudor Society.

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    • Olga Hughes

      I’m not usually big on the Royals but this looks really interesting. And Netflix has been making some amazing shows.