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The Crown

  1. coming soon
    The Crown Season 5 Returns to the ThroneThe royal family is coming back to Netflix.
  2. ratings
    Apparently Everyone’s Streaming The Crown AgainWhile the queen’s funeral wasn’t quite the ratings blockbuster.
  3. uk hun?
    Prince Harry Calls Matt Smith ‘Granddad,’ the Poor Confused DearWho’s gonna tell him?
  4. the actual crown
    The Crown Isn’t Uncouth Like the Rest of Y’allThe Netflix show officially paused production out of respect for the queen’s death.
  5. herstorical fiction
    Netflix Might Plumb More Britstory for a Prequel to The CrownWhich … isn’t that just The King’s Speech?
  6. jewel heist
    Have You Seen $200,000 Worth of The Crown Props?Now who walked off set with a whole grandfather clock face hidden under their shirt?
  7. advent calendar
    Rowing Blazers’ Diana Sweaters Are Indeed a LuxuryThey’ve been feeling Diana Fever since the ’80s.
  8. princess diana
    There Are So Many Dianas We Had to Assign SuperlativesFrom film to TV to a filmed musical performed onstage.
  9. keeping up with the fake royals
    The Crown Consultant and Friend of Princess Diana Quits Over Her Portrayal“I realized that particular story line would not necessarily be told as respectfully or compassionately as I had hoped,” Jemima Khan said.
  10. fact vs fiction
    What’s Fact and What’s Fiction in Pablo Larraín’s Spencer?In telling Princess Diana’s story, the director takes plenty of artistic liberties to reimagine her mythology.
  11. casting call
    The Crown Casts Diana’s Cute New BlokeThe reign of Dodi Al-Fayed begins.
  12. predictions
    What Will Win and What Should Win at the 2021 Emmy AwardsYou can bet on these predictions … maybe!
  13. oh how they’ll talk
    We’re Ready to Be Scandalized by Emma Corrin in Lady Chatterley’s LoverThe D.H. Lawrence novel was banned across the globe for obscenity, and we couldn’t be more excited.
  14. first looks
    The Crown Unveils Elizabeth Debicki and Dominic West’s Diana and CharlesWill Debicki be lying down for the whole season?
  15. first look
    Imelda Staunton Will Have Order As The Crown’s New QueenCheck out an “early glimpse” of the Netflix series’ third and final Elizabeth.
  16. casting call
    Jonny Lee Miller Will Be the Very Model of The Crown’s Major Prime MinisterFile this one under “too hot.”
  17. rule britannia
    Matt Smith Remembers the Late Duke of Edinburgh: ‘Prince Philip Was the Man’“99 and out, but what an innings.”
  18. rule britannia
    The Crown Star Tobias Menzies Honors Prince Philip With a Wee Bit of Shakespeare“O good old man!”
  19. vulture bets on berry
    Only Matt Berry Can Play Boris Johnson on The CrownJust imagine him in that wig.
  20. crossovers
    In Meghan and Harry’s Oprah Interview, Two TV Worlds CollidedWith its invocation of streaming-era giant The Crown, Oprah Winfrey’s old-school broadcast event merged two ends of the TV spectrum.
  21. golden globes 2021
    Gillian Anderson Is Watching the Sun Rise Over Prague AloneSure, she won, but at what cost?
  22. chat room
    The Crown’s Emma Corrin Is Waiting for Elizabeth Debicki’s Call“That’s a decision she has to make for herself.”
  23. conscious uncoupling
    British Power Couple Gillian Anderson and Peter Morgan Reportedly SplitAt least they got through The Crown together.
  24. fact or fiction?
    U.K. Culture Secretaries Think Netflix Needs to Clearly Label The Crown FictionWell, it’s now reached the parliamentary committee stage.
  25. close reads
    The Crown’s ‘Balmoral Test’ Barbours Are Not Just JacketsMargaret Thatcher’s and Princess Diana’s outerwear choices offer a window into their relationships to power.
  26. vulture lists
    22 Actors Who Were in Both The Crown and The Iron LadyA veritable feast of middle-aged British character actors.
  27. girls on film
    Behind The Crown’s Best Diana Needle DropsMusic supervisor Sarah Bridge walks us through the season four music cues that define the princess’ rise into the Royal Family.
  28. god save the streaming
    Helena Bonham Carter Thinks The Crown Has a ‘Moral Responsibility’ to Be Fiction“I do feel very strongly.”
  29. windsor woes
    The Crown Found Its Scoundrel in CharlesIf the Netflix series once wanted us to see the prince as a sensitive man dragged along by an unfeeling system, it certainly doesn’t anymore.
  30. rankings
    Prince Charles’s Most Punchable Moments in Season 4 of The Crown, RankedJosh O’Connor, we’re so sorry, sweetie.
  31. last night on late night
    John Mulaney May or May Not Care Very Much About the Royal Family“Who did what in where now?”
  32. close reads
    Princess Diana Exposes The Crown’s Great Uncrossable ChasmSeason four brilliantly illuminates, through the arrival of Diana, how impossible it is to connect with the royal family, even for those within it.
  33. how everything works
    How The Crown Made Gillian Anderson Look Like Margaret ThatcherThat wig was as hard, and as hard to make, as it looks.
  34. explainers
    The Crown Fan’s Guide to Margaret ThatcherDid she really not get along with the royals? Why did she win if everyone hated her? And is that how she really talked?
  35. living in her uptown world
    Princess Diana’s Dance Partner Remembers Their ‘Uptown Girl’ Performance“I was the nervous one! I was shaking in the wings. What if she doesn’t like it? What if I dropped the future queen of England?”
  36. princess daae-na
    Princess Diana’s Cringey Phantom-Themed Present in The Crown Was RealThough it’s not clear whether she actually sang “All I Ask of You.”
  37. rule britannia
    14 Depressing Royal Anecdotes Princess Diana Revealed in Her Tell-All Book“My husband put his hand on my waistline and said: ‘Oh, a bit chubby here, aren’t we?’ and that triggered off something in me.”
  38. the crown season 4
    Your Burning The Crown Historical Questions, GoogledI looked up season four’s biggest “wait, really?”moments so you don’t have to.
  39. backstories
    How Emma Corrin Became The Crown’s Princess DianaFidgety hands, a voluminous fringe, and other details that made the people’s princess click into place.
  40. overnights
    The Crown Season-Finale Recap: Iced OutDiana is the face of the royal family now, and she’s trapped inside its gilded cage.
  41. overnights
    The Crown Recap: All I Ask of YouFrom “Uptown Girl” to Phantom, Diana just keeps looking for love in all the wrong places.
  42. overnights
    The Crown Recap: Queen of DenialIn our reality, the Queen will never show partiality when it comes to her prime ministers. In The Crown’s reality, however…
  43. overnights
    The Crown Recap: The People’s PrincessA tour of Australia and New Zealand exposes the untenable situation that is Diana and Charles’ marriage.
  44. overnights
    The Crown Recap: The VisitorMichael Fagan urgently needs to talk to someone who doesn’t think the prime minister is the nation’s hero. Hey, how about the queen?
  45. overnights
    The Crown Recap: Mom GuiltDespite their contrasting parenting styles, both the queen and Thatcher ended up with some hot messes for children.
  46. overnights
    The Crown Recap: Unhappily Ever AfterCharles and Diana aren’t starting a new life together, they’re securing the future of the monarchy. Love and affection need not apply.
  47. overnights
    The Crown Recap: The OutsidersThatcher and Diana both get a crash course in the royal family’s Ibble-Dibble-Dos and Ibble-Dibble-Don’ts.
  48. overnights
    The Crown Season-Premiere Recap: The TroublesAn eventful season kicks off with an eventful episode that delivers a major historical event, a doomed meet-cute, and the Iron Lady.
  49. royal order
    So, You Want to Start Watching The CrownCan you dive into the Netflix series for the first time with season four? Sure! But there are some things you should know first.
  50. tv review
    The Crown Has Finally Gotten to the Good StuffThe fascinating trio of Elizabeth (Olivia Colman), Thatcher (Gillian Anderson), and Diana (Emma Corrin) make the series’ fourth season its best yet.
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