'The Crown' Season 3 Officially Has a Premiere Date


Netflix has confirmed that the hugely popular show The Crown will return for season three on Sunday 17 November.

Netflix also released the first footage of Colman in character as the Queen.

The series is set to follow the trials and tribulations of Queen Elizabeth II's reign, with season three set to introduce Princess Diana (who will be played by Emma Corrin) and Camilla Parker Bowles (played by Emerald Fennell). "They love cheese, like cheddar cheese".

Olivia Colman starrer The Crown will premiere on November 17 on Netflix.

The third series comes almost two years after the second season premiered.

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Prince Philip will no longer be played by actor Matt Smith, but will instead be a role taken on by Tobias Menzies, who has been on the shows Game of Thrones and Outlander as well.

It will have been nearly two years since the last outing of the show on Netflix, with the royal drama completely recasting as the story moves on to later in Queen Elizabeth's reign.

The third season of the historical drama will feature an all-new cast in the lead roles.

We also know that Sex Education star Gillian Anderson has be cast as the UK's first female PM, Margaret Thatcher, so we expect to see Liz deal with everything from riots to the Gulf War.

As well, Marion Bailey plays the Queen Mother, Ben Daniels plays Tony Armstrong-Jones and Jason Watkins portrays Prime Minister Harold Wilson.