As Netflix’s esteemed series “The Crown” gears up for its grand finale, there’s a buzz in the air. The streaming service has decided to roll out the eagerly awaited sixth season in two gripping parts. Firstly, the initial segment premieres on November 16. Following this, fans can mark their calendars for the second segment on December 14.
Diana’s Love and a Tragic End: What to Expect in Part 1
In the opening four episodes, viewers will be drawn into the unfolding romance between Princess Diana (played by Elizabeth Debicki) and Dodi Fayed (Khalid Abdalla). As this journey takes shape, it tragically culminates in an event that left the world in shock. Moreover, Dominic West steps into the shoes of Prince Charles, while Imelda Staunton brings Queen Elizabeth II to life. Similarly, Jonathan Pryce takes on the role of Prince Philip, and Lesley Manville graces the screen as Princess Margaret.
Monarchy’s Future and New Relationships: Glimpses of Part 2
Transitioning to the subsequent six episodes, we find Prince William (Ed McVey) navigating life’s challenges after the loss of his beloved mother. Concurrently, the Queen deeply contemplates the monarchy’s future direction. Additionally, the spotlight turns to Charles and Camilla’s celebrated wedding. Lastly, and certainly a treat for fans, the beginnings of William and Kate’s budding romance will unfold, with Meg Bellamy portraying the graceful Kate Middleton.
The Queen’s Passing: A Sombre Setback During Production
The world stood still upon the news of Queen Elizabeth II’s demise last year. She passed away on September 6 at the venerable age of 96. Dominic West, who vividly portrays Prince Charles, fondly recalls the poignant moment. “After flying to Barcelona for the first shoot of season 6,” West reminisced, “I was met with sombre news at the hotel. An assistant director approached with a heavy heart, saying, ‘Did you hear? The Queen’s unwell.’ Consequently, I remained glued to the news in my room for three days. Feeling the weight of the news, I returned home. Out of reverence, we paused our shooting.“
For those eager to catch a glimpse, the tantalizing teaser for “The Crown” season 6 awaits below: