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‘The Crown’: who is who in season 5; meet the new cast of the series

The fifth season of The Crown has generated great expectations before the recentnt death of Elizabeth II. Although the last installment touched on sensitive issues such as the existence of two cousins ​​of the queen who were admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the new chapters will explore one of the most mediatic issues of the house of Windsor: the conflicts of the members of the crown with Princess Diana.

The plot focuses on the crisis of the monarchy and the fractured relationship between Carlos Y Lady Di, that by the end of the 90’s became unsustainable giving way to their divorce in 1996. In that same decade the princess anne separated from her first husband, Mark Philipps, and the prince andrew He would follow in his sister’s footsteps by ending his marriage to Sara Ferguson.

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Although the new season will star the Princes of Wales and Elizabeth II, Princess Margaret, the Duke of Edinburgh, Camilla Parker and many more will also appear on the scene, so here we share with you a guide to the characters

Lady Di, played by Elizabeth Debicki |  Capture

Lady Di, played by Elizabeth Debicki | Capture

Cast of The Crown, season 5

The new chapters that will arrive on Netflix in a few days will have a renewed cast, which means that we will have to say goodbye to most of the cast of the fourth season, including Olivia Colman (Elizabeth II), Helena Bonham Carter (Princess Margaret), Emma Corrin (Lady Di) and Josh O’Connor (Prince Charles).

Below we list the actors who assume the role of British royalty in the fifth installment of The Crown, which premieres this Wednesday, November 9 on Netflix.

Who’s who in ‘The Crown’

Queen isabel II

It is performed by Imelda StauntonBritish actress known for her role as Dolores Umbridge in the saga of Harry Potter. The Oscar nominee has participated in the films Shakespeare in Love, Vera Drake, Nanny McPhee, Alice in Wonderlandamong other.

prince philip

The actor Jonathan Pricewho played Governor Swan in Pirates of the Caribbean and The High Sparrow in game of Thronesgives life to the Duke of Edinburgh, husband of Elizabeth II.

Princess Diana

elizabeth debicki takes the place of Emma Corrin as Princess Diana. The 32-year-old actress has titles in her career such as Tenet, Macbeth, The Great Gatsby Y Guardians of the Galaxy vol. twoin which she plays Ayesha (the golden High Priestess).

Prince carlos

Is interpreted by Dominic West (The Wire, The Affair). Fun fact: his son, Senan West, 13, is in charge of recreating Prince William in his childhood.

Camilla Parker

Olivia-Williams makes the “great love” of Prince Charles. After the ascension of Elizabeth II’s son to the throne, Camilla became the queen consort, previously holding the title of dCornish cheese.

prince william

While Senan West assumes the role of Lady Di’s son in his childhood, the actor Rufus Kampa is in charge of interpreting his adolescent facet and, finally,Ed McVey will appear on the scene for the prince’s adult life, practically when he becomes engaged to Kate Middleton.

Princess Margaret

Lesley Manville will happen to Vanessa Kirby and Helena Bonham Carter as Queen Elizabeth II’s sister. The British actress has participated andn The ghost thread, an extraordinary love Y Maleficent.

Princess Anne

It is performed by claudia harrisonEnglish television actress who will make the leap to world stardom with TheCrown. It is confirmed for the fifth and sixth season.

Claudia Harrison in The Crown

Claudia Harrison in The Crown

Prince Andrew

the little known James Murray andwill star in front of the Duke of York in the series, which is expected to portray the controversy in which the son of Elizabeth II has been involved, for example, his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein and his divorce from Sarah Ferguson, the mother of his children.

prince edward

Sam Woolf gives life to the youngest son of Elizabeth II. It is said that he was “the favorite” of the late monarch and the one who has stayed the furthest from the spotlight.

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Lady Penny Knatchbull

The actress Natascha McElhone embodies Penelope Knatchbull, the best friend of the Duke of Edinburgh, whose closeness was such that it has been rumored that they were lovers.

Penelope Knatchbull in The Crown

Penelope Knatchbull in The Crown

Dr Hasnat Khan

Humayun Saed, Pakistani actor, he is the surgeon with whom Lady Di falls in love shortly before concluding her divorce with Prince Charles; their relationship began in 1995 and ended around 1997, months before she began an affair with Dodi Al-Fayed.

John Major

Jonny Lee Miller, the Sherlock Holmes of Elementary, plays the Conservative Party politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom between 1990 and 1997.

Martin Bashir

The former British journalist is played by actor Prasanna Puwanarajah. This character is key in the fifth season, since he was the one who spoke with Lady Di in the famous 1995 interview, in which the princess exposed her bad relationship with the British crown.

Kate Middleton

Meg Bellamy was chosen to make the current Princess of Wales and wife of William, the main heir to the crown. The young and inexperienced actress debuts in the world of acting with TheCrown.

Other cast members are Khalid Abdullah (Dodi Fayed), Emma Laird Craig (Sarah Ferguson), flora montgomery (Major Norm), Bertie Carvel (Prime Minister Tony Blair) and Andrew Haville (Robert Fellowes, former private secretary of Elizabeth II.


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