The Crown has released a collection of first-look images depicting the royal family entering an era of political change ahead of the fourth series release in November.
The pictures show Emma Corrin as Princess Diana making a glamorous appearance alongside her husband Charles, while Gillian Anderson is seen as Margaret Thatcher in the historic moment when she walks downing street after being elected Prime Minister.
The Crown Series Four will be released on Netflix on Sunday November 15th and will see dark times for the Royals as they face even more political and social upheaval.
Impressive! The Crown has released a collection of first-look snapshots showing the royal family entering an era of political change ahead of the November fourth series release (Emma Corrin as Princess Diana and Josh O & # 39; Connor as Prince Charles).
Gorgeous: The picture of Diana and Charles is believed to be a recreation of his birthday party at the Royal Opera House in 1987 (pictured with Diana in a similar purple dress).
In one picture, Emma repeats one of Diana's visits to the Royal Opera House with husband Charles, clad in a beautiful purple strapless dress that is believed to be a replica of the Prince of Wales birthday party in 1987.
Back then, Diana wore a dress that she combined with a matching tie that she wore on her back.
It is the first of two pictures in which the so-called "People's Princess" can be seen, while another shows her in a sophisticated cream ensemble surrounded by photographers.
Another picture shows the moment when Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher arrived on Downing Street after her first election in 1979, aided by her proud husband Denis (played by Stephen Boxer).
Historical: Gillian Anderson is seen as Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and shows the moment she arrived on Downing Street after her first election in 1979, aided by her proud husband Denis (Stephen Boxer).
Moment in history: Thatcher was the first woman in UK history to be elected Prime Minister in the late 1970s and led the UK government for over a decade (pictured in 1979).
Guests of Honor: The Queen herself (Olivia Colman) and her husband Prince Philip (Tobias Menzies) attend the Royal Variety performance in 1984
Slight mistake: The Royal Variety performance, the accuracy of which decreased slightly, as the Queen was actually not present in 1984, but was guest of honor the following year (picture 1985).
Another shows Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret at a particularly reflective moment as she is getting used to life after the end of her marriage to Anthony Armstrong-Jones.
A snap shows the Queen herself, played by Olivia Colman, and her husband Prince Phillip (Tobias Menzies) when they attended the Royal Variety performance in 1984, when in reality the royal couple did not attend the annual show until the following year.
Erin Doherty can also be seen in a picture of Princess Anne wearing a striking white and yellow floral ensemble with a matching fascinator that she wore to Diana and Charles' wedding in 1981.
The Queen and Charles appear to be in the middle of a dramatic exchange in one picture, while another shows Marion Bailey as the beloved Queen Mother during a public engagement.
Affected: Helena Bonham Carter is seen as Princess Margaret at a particularly reflective moment as she adjusts to life after her marriage to Anthony Armstrong-Jones ends
Sartorial Chic: The collection contains two images of the so-called "People's Princess", while another image shows Emma's Diana in a cream-colored ensemble surrounded by photographers
Royal entrance: Another picture shows Princess Anne (played by Erin Doherty) in a striking white and yellow flower ensemble with a matching fascinator, which she wore to the wedding of Diana and Charles in 1981
Gorgeous: The Royal (pictured who arrived for the wedding to Princess Margaret in 1981) wore her yellow and white floral dress at her cousin's wedding 27 years later in 2008
Beloved: Another snapshot shows Marion Bailey as the beloved Queen Mother during a public engagement
At odds: Another image shows Olivia's Queen Elizabeth amid a tense exchange with her son Charles (O & # 39; Connor) as the series prepares to document his flourishing relationship with Diana
The Crown's fourth series will document Diana's blooming romance with Prince Charles, as the trailer shows the moment she shows up to greet an army of photographers, along with crowds cheering her name as she pays off on behalf of the monarchy the world travels.
This includes Diana's 1983 tour of Australia when she donned a beautiful pink dress that featured prominently in the first trailer for the fourth series released last month.
The preview ended with a look at Diana's iconic David Emmanuel wedding dress, which will be the focus when The Crown recreates her historic 1981 wedding.
The Crown Series Four begins with the royal family in the late 1970s busy securing the line of succession by securing a suitable bride for Prince Charles, who is still unmarried at 30.
Beautiful: In the fourth series, Emerald Fennell will again be seen as Camilla Parker Bowles (left), who can be seen in the picture above during a scene that was filmed at Australia House in Aldwych
It is here! The first trailer for The Crown's first series was released last month and featured Emma's Diana in her iconic David Emmanuel wedding dress (left in trailer and right in 1981).
The British nation is grappling with the effects of the Policy of division introduced by the UK's first female Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher.
Tensions between the Prime Minister and Queen are only expected to worsen if Thatcher leads the country into the Falklands War and creates conflict within the Commonwealth.
A silver lining comes along in the form of Charles & # 39; fairy tale romance young Lady Diana, but behind closed doors the royal family is increasingly divided.
Beautiful: Emma's casting was announced in April 2019. Creator Peter Morgan called her "a brilliant talent who immediately fascinated us when she stood for the role" (Emma on the left during filming and Diana on the right in 1982).
Diana married Charles in 1981 and the couple welcomed sons William in 1982 and Harry in 1984. After separating in 1991, the couple divorced in 1996 and Diana was tragically killed in a car accident on August 31, 1997.
Emma's casting was announced in April 2019. Peter Morgan, creator of The Crown, called her "a brilliant talent who immediately fascinated us when she stood up for Diana Spencer".
Helena will appear again as Princess Margaret, while Tobias will play Prince Phillip.
Josh will repeat his role as Prince Charles, who is expected to be the focus of this series due to his relationship with Diana.
Award-winning: Oscar winner Olivia (L) plays Queen Elizabeth II (pictured in 1964) in series three and four of The Crown
Legendary: Helena Bonham Carter will again portray Princess Margaret in the fourth series and portray her life after the divorce from Lord Anthony Armstrong-Jones (Helena left and Margaret right 1987).
Royal man: Tobias Menzies will again play the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Phillip (left), at a time when the royal family is growing increasingly divided behind closed doors (Phillip on the right in 1986).
To be married: Josh O & # 39; Connor will portray Prince Charles (left) as the series depicts his tumultuous marriage to Diana (Charles pictured right in 1984)
The series will also include the current edition of apartheid in South Africa as well as the assassination of Lord Mountbatten (Charles Dance) and the miners' strike of 1984-85.
Despite fears that the series would be delayed due to the COVID-19 crisis that paralyzed much of the television industry, season four appears to be released as planned.
The bosses announced back in March that filming had been completed ahead of schedule, although much of the main photography had already been completed.
Coronation: Claire Foy (L) played a young Queen Elizabeth II (pictured at right in 1955) when she ascended the throne in seasons one and two following the death of her late father
Royal Role: It was also announced that The Night Manager star Elizabeth Debicki has been cast as Princess Diana for The Crown's final two series
Really good: Imelda Staunton will play the Queen in the last two series of The Crown. The 63-year-old will take on the role of Elizabeth II in seasons five and six of the Netflix drama
Congratulation! Lesley Manville was cast as Princess Margaret (right in 1966) for the fifth and sixth seasons of The Crown
Pope to Prince: Two-Pope actor Jonathan Pryce was also cast as Duke of Edinburgh Prince Phillip (earlier this year) and said he was "confident" to take on the "daunting" role
It comes just days after The Night Manager star Elizabeth Debicki was revealed to be cast as Princess Diana for The Crown's final two series, while Jonathan Pryce was announced to be taking on the role of Prince Philip.
It was announced on Wednesday that the 73-year-old actor would join the star-studded cast of the hit Netflix show and portray the King in the 1990s and 2000s.
Following the announcement, Jonathan added that it was "a pleasure" to star alongside Imelda Staunton as Queen and Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret.
In the first two series of The Crown, Claire Foy took on the role of Queen Elizabeth, while Prince Philip was played by Matt Smith and Princess Margaret by Vanessa Kirby.
Last month it was also announced that The Crown would run for six instead of five series.
Creator Peter announced that he has decided to go back to the original plan, which means Imelda Staunton will now appear as the elderly Queen Elizabeth II for two series.
The producers decided to turn around after their announcement in January. The Crown would end after its fifth series.
Peter said, "When we started discussing the storylines for Series 5, it quickly became clear that, to do justice to the richness and complexity of the story, we should go back to the original plan and play six seasons."
The Crown Series Four will be released on Netflix on Sunday November 15th.
The Crown's defining moments so far …
King Edward VIII abdicates the throne out of love
Edward fell in love with Wallis Simpson, a married woman, and planned to marry her after his coronation when their divorce got through.
However, they were denied the opportunity to marry and, since divorce was forbidden for the royals, they decided to move to France together.
Edward later returned to England to face his family at the funeral of George VI after his death and developed a close relationship with Prince Charles.
Larger image: King Edward VIII abdicates the throne out of love
Princess Margaret is also denied her happy ending
Princess Margaret, painted as a royal rebel in the first and second seasons, hoped to leave tradition and marry the divorced Peter Townsend.
However, the growing public chatter about the illegal relationship overshadows Elizabeth's post-coronation fame.
Margaret makes clear her intention to marry Peter to Queen Elizabeth II and asks her to wait until she is 25 to tie the knot with her love.
However, when her 25th birthday is over, due to pressure from the Crown, the Queen will have to resort to her word and tell Margaret that she cannot give her permission to marry Peter.
Devastated: Princess Margaret is denied her happy ending with Peter Townsend
Winston Churchill's rise and fall
The first and second seasons showed the Queen's relationship with then Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
After his successful leadership during World War II, Winston rose to power for the second time during Elizabeth's reign.
The crown follows Winston's journey as he gets used to answering a woman in power and his deteriorating health.
The royal marriage has shaken Elizabeth's new role
The power struggle in the relationship is evident, as Elizabeth's role as queen takes precedence over her marriage, while Prince Philip is not used to being in the back seat.
The Crown also suggests infidelity in their relationship when Elizabeth finds a picture of Russian ballerina Galina Ulanova in his possession before sending him on a five-month tour on the Royal Yacht.
Tension comes to a head during the season two premiere as the royal couple argue on board HMY Britannia to find a solution to their problems as divorce is not an option for a monarch.
Trouble in Paradise: Royal Marriage Shakes Elizabeth's New Role
Elizabeth's Journey to Accept the Crown
The beginning of the series features a more cautious and shy Elizabeth compared to the formidable monarch she grew up to be.
One of the key moments in the first series is her journey towards accepting the crown after having to reconfigure all of the relationships in her life.
The series shows how the queen gains confidence while on a path of self-discovery.
T.The Queen visits Aberfan
Aberfan: After pondering her decision, she eventually visited with her husband and it is claimed that her late response remains one of her greatest regrets
The third episode of season three focuses on the Aberfan disaster, in which 144 people, including 116 children, were killed after a top of the colliery collapsed over a school in a Welsh village.
The Queen did not visit the site of the disaster immediately, arguing that she did not want to distract from the tragedy with her presence.
After reflecting on her decision, she eventually visited with her husband and it is alleged that her late response remains one of her greatest regrets.
The Royal Family Documentary
In Life: To help the public better understand the royal family, they let a camera crew into their life for 18 months
In order to give the public a better understanding of the royal family, they let a camera crew into their lives for 18 months.
The Krone portrays the whole thing as a disaster with the family reportedly forbidding the program from ever being broadcast again.
In fact, however, the documentary was well received and had sky-high audiences.
Prince Charles valuable time in Wales
Touch: Prince Charles valuable time in Wales
After Prince Charles received backlash for the "Prince of Wales" title despite not being a citizen or speaking the language, he was sent to Aberystwyth University to study the language.
Charles, then 20, ended the trip with an elaborate investiture to pledge his loyalty to the Queen in Welsh.
However, he asked for the speech to be tweaked to add it in his own voice and promised the Welsh residents that England would not forget them again.
Princess Margaret delights in the White House
You impressed! After Margaret was sent on a royal tour of the United States in place of her sister, she was invited to dinner at the White House by President Lyndon B. Johnson
After Margaret was sent on a royal tour of the United States in place of her sister, she was invited to dinner at the White House by President Lyndon B. Johnson.
The whole night was a huge hit thanks to Margaret's speed and charm, and President Johnson seemed to be making it.
Across the pond, Margaret's success seemed to worry the Queen, as she seemed concerned about being outshone by her sibling.
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