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Judi Dench blasts 'The Crown' as Season 5 trailer premieres

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less than three weeks later CrownNetflix, Queen II. Imelda Staunton as Elizabeth, Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana and Dominic West as Prince Charles has released a trailer for the new episode.

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fifth season Crown Available on Netflix November 9th. (Photo: Keith Bernstein/Netflix)

Recreating historical events and imagining what happened behind the scenes at Buckingham Palace and elsewhere, the Emmy-winning gripping drama promises to examine the final days and fallout of Diana and Charles’ unhappy marriage. “The royal family is in a real crisis,” a newspaper headlined with the headline, “The Princess will not go ‘quiet’,” while a voice uses the actual words of Diana’s BBC interview, where she sits down with Martin Bashir. 1995. We also see the paparazzi’s obsession with Diana following her, and Diana complains, “People will never understand how it really was for me. I’ve never had a chance.”

At one point, His Majesty says to his son, now King Charles III, “As future king, you have a duty.”

New clip, late Queen II. It came a day after actress Judi Dench, whom Elizabeth had honored several times, including the title of Dame in 1988, declared the show “a hurtful account of history”.

in an open letter Times Dench newspaper, who has played multiple royals in her storied career and reportedly befriended Queen Consort Camila, called for the addition of a disclaimer to the show, stating it was originally a “fictional drama”. He endorsed the words of former British Prime Minister John Major, who referred to the new season as a “barrel full of bullshit”.

“Sir John Major is not alone in his concerns about the ending of the latest series. Crown It will present a false and hurtful account of history,” Dench wrote, “given some of the hurtful suggestions in the new series—for example, that King Charles planned his mother’s abdication, or that he once claimed his mother’s parenting was very inadequate. can be – it is brutally unfair to individuals and harms the organization they represent.”

Queen  Elizabeth honors Dame Judi Dench at Buckingham Palace on October 26, 2005.  (Photo: Fiona Hanson/Pool/PA)

Queen Elizabeth honors Dame Judi Dench at Buckingham Palace on October 26, 2005. (Photo: Fiona Hanson/Pool/PA)

Thursday’s episode Appearanceco-host Joy Behar argued that a disclaimer was unnecessary.

“This woman disagrees with Dame Judi Dench because they tell you at the top that this isn’t a documentary, and if you have a brain you can tell the writers are using history,” Behar said. “If it’s a documented history, we can believe it, but we won’t believe a conversation going on in Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s bedroom. There was no one else there but the two of them, so you don’t believe that part. But the historical part, you believe it.”

Netflix defended its show in a statement this week:Crown It has always been presented as a drama based on historical events. Series Five is a fictional dramatization that imagines what might happen behind closed doors during an important decade for royalty – a story that has been carefully studied and well documented by journalists, biographers and historians.”

Debicki said Variation On Tuesday, show creator Peter Morgan and others involved in the production of the hit show were thoughtful about their portrayal of Diana, which will include her tragic death in season six.

“Peter and the entire team of this business are doing their best to handle everything in such a sensitive, real and complex way, just like the actors do,” he said. “From the viewer’s point of view, the amount of research, care, conversation, and dialogue that you probably never realize is huge. From that first meeting [with] Peter, I knew I was entering this field where it was taken seriously. [in] a deeply loving way.”

new season Crown premieres. On Netflix November 9th.