The eagerly awaited first part of the sixth and final season of Netflix’s acclaimed series “The Crown” has now been released. The new season premiered on Netflix on Thursday, November 16, with part two scheduled to be available in December.
Star-Studded Cast Returns: The final season sees the return of celebrated actors Imelda Staunton (Queen Elizabeth II), Elizabeth Debicki (Princess Diana), and Dominic West (Prince Charles). Executive producer Suzanne Mackie expressed her awe at the show’s journey, remarking on how it’s a storytelling achievement that seemed unimaginable a decade ago.
Season’s Plot and Themes: The sixth season picks up with Princess Diana and Prince Charles navigating their first summer as a divorced couple, each spending holidays with their sons, Prince William (Rufus Kampa) and Prince Harry (Fflyn Edwards). The season delves into the early stages of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed’s relationship, exploring the intense media speculation around it.
Stellar Cast Line-Up: Season 6 features a diverse and talented cast, including:
- Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II
- Jonathan Pryce as Prince Philip
- Lesley Manville as Princess Margaret
- Dominic West as Prince Charles
- Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana
- Rufus Kampa as Prince William
- Fflyn Edwards as Prince Harry
- Olivia Williams as Camilla Parker Bowles
- Claudia Harrison as Princess Anne
- Khalid Abdalla as Dodi Fayed
- Salim Daw as Mohamed Al-Fayed
- Bertie Carvel as Tony Blair
Release Schedule: The first part of Season 6 is currently available on Netflix, having launched on November 16. The second part is set to release in the UK on December 14, 2023.
Filming Locations: “The Crown” Season 6 filming spanned various locations. While some scenes set in Paris were shot in France, others were creatively filmed in Spain, including Barcelona and Mallorca. Iconic locations across the UK, like Lancaster House and Wilton House, also served as key filming sites.
Iconic Scenes Recreated: One notable scene is the recreation of Princess Diana on a yacht in the Mediterranean, a well-known image of the late princess. Filming for this particular scene took place on a yacht that had been used for other scenes involving Diana and Dodi.
Anticipation for Part Two: As fans binge-watch the first part of the final season, anticipation builds for the concluding episodes, promising a dramatic and poignant end to this epic saga.
“The Crown Season 6 – Part 1” is currently available for streaming on Netflix, offering viewers a chance to witness the unfolding of one of the most dramatic periods in the history of the British monarchy.