The Crown season 2 was “unfair” to Prince Philip, says Downton Abbey creator

Lord Julian Fellowes, the creator of Downton Abbey, has said that The Crown season 2 was “unfair” to His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Speaking on the Katie Couric Podcast, Fellowes chatted in a fair bit of detail about his thoughts and feelings surrounding The Crown, and the general practice of writing dramas about living people. … >

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The Crown season 3: Josh O’Connor cast as Prince Charles

The Crown season 3 has found its Prince Charles actor, with Josh O’Connor of The Durrells landing the role. There will be a time jump between The Crown season 2 and The Crown season 3, as the show jumps forward to Queen Elizabeth II’s middle-aged years. To match this huge timeline shift, a whole new cast is being assembled: Olivia … >

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Matt Smith opens up on The Crown pay controversy

The story so far. It was revealed earlier this year that the two lead stars of The Crown’s first two season – Claire Foy and Matt Smith – weren’t getting the same amount of money for their roles. That Smith was earning more than Foy. The producers have since declared that in the future, nobody … >

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