The much-awaited season three of  royal drama The Crown, covering the period from 1964 to 1977, will be available to stream from Sunday, November 17th.

Netflix shared the first footage of Olivia Colman, who replaces Claire Foy in the role of Queen Elizabeth II, on its Instagram account.


A 21-second video of the actress is filmed through an open door featuring her in a white dress, blue sash and crown. Up until now there have only been still images released.

The Duke of Edinburgh will be played by Tobias Menzies and Helena Bonham Carter will play Princess Margaret.

Other new actors in this series include Ben Daniels as Tony Armstrong-Jones, Josh O'Connor as Prince Charles, Erin Doherty as Princess Anne, Marion Bailey as the Queen Mother, Jason Watkins plays Prime Minister Harold Wilson and Emerald Fennell will play the Duchess of Cornwall who was previously known as Camilla Shand. 

Season Four is already in the preparation stages with Emma Corrin cast as Lady Diana Spencer.

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