Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher in The Crown season four

Brenda Watkins
September 30, 2020

The first images from The Crown Season Four have been released and they give us the first look at both Margaret Thatcher and Princess Diana.

Corrin "immediately captivated" casting directors, show creator Peter Morgan revealed in a statement announcing her appointment, while the recently graduated actress said she was "beyond excited and honoured" to win the role.

Olivia Coleman as Queen Elizabeth and Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip.

Charles enjoys a romance with the young Lady Diana Spencer (Corrin), which provides a much-needed distraction to the British people.

The first stills published by the streaming giant show the late Princess of Wales as well as Margaret Thatcher played by Gillian Anderson.

Netflix reveals first photos of Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher in The Crown

Inspired by the award-winning play The Audience, the series tells the inside story of the decades-long reign of Queen Elizabeth II, enjoying a time jump every two seasons so that some of the most iconic and memorable parts of her leadership can be showcased. It's the first time we've see Princess Diana head on, and the resemblance is truly uncanny, especially seeing her alongside Prince Charles (played by Josh O'Connor).

The fourth series of The Crown also stars Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret, Tobias Menzies as The Duke of Edinburgh, Erin Doherty as Princess Anne, Emerald Fennell as Camilla Parker Bowles, and Marion Bailey as the Queen Mother.

Helena Bonham Carter stars as Princess Margaret in season four of "The Crown".

Read on to see all of the new snaps of The Crown, ahead of the fourth season premiering on November 15 on Netflix.

According to the press release, "the series focuses on the personal intrigues, romances, and political rivalries behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th Century". Actress Olivia Colman, meanwhile, will have one more season in the role before being replaced by Imelda Staunton.

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