The Royals are said to be outraged by the new season of the Netflix series “The Crown”, which also deals with the relationship between Prince Charles and Princess Diana. The series shows more fiction than facts, unspecified palace circles criticized in several British media. Especially Prince Charles is misrepresented.
“Many are incredibly frustrated and angry that his name is being dragged through the mud,” an unspecified source told The Telegraph newspaper. The 72-year-old heir to the throne himself should not follow the series. His spokesman did not want to comment.
Season takes place in the 1980s
“The Crown” has won numerous awards including Emmys and Golden Globes. The series, whose fourth season has been available since yesterday, is about real historical events. But the private conversations are fiction. The “Mail on Sunday” had also reported angry reactions from the royals with reference to close confidants of the prince.
The new season takes place in the 1980s. It’s also about the relationship between Princess Diana (Emma Corrin) and Prince Charles (Josh O’Connor), who had an affair with Camilla at the time. In a BBC interview 25 years ago Diana replied to the question of whether Camilla was the reason for the failure of their marriage: “Well, there were three of us in our marriage. That was a bit much. “