interesting facts about The Crown series
has been proved that we are now spending more time
in front of our screens. As per Conviva, a real-time
Intelligence platform for optimized streaming media,
there has been a 63% increase in the time spent using
demands for these media products increasing, Netflix
is producing more and more quality shows for their
audiences. One of the best shows in recent times is
the historical drama series The Crown, which was created
and principally written by Peter Morgan.
tells the life-story of Queen Elizabeth II (the monarch
of the United Kingdom) from the 1940s to the early
21st Century. The Crown reveals what is life like
behind the closed doors of Buckingham Palace and Westminster.
As a viewer, one realizes how meticulously the creators
of the show have worked to make every detail for capturing
the texture of that period.
huge popularity of the show has done much to influence
the opinions of Britishers regarding the Royal Family.
It is claimed that 35% of the British people who watch
the Netflix series view the Royal Family 'a little
better' or ''much better'. The Peter Morgan created
show also affected trends around the world. Thanks
to its success, there has been a significant increase
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Claire Foy was paid less than Matt Smith
Foy played the character of Queen Elizabeth II in
the series. However, the surprising thing is that
the British actress was paid less than Matt Smith,
who portrayed the queen's husband Prince Philip.
was reportedly due to the greater popularity of Smith
when the TV
show began as he had previously performed roles as
the eleventh incarnation of the Doctor in the Doctor
Who series. Foy has greatly enhanced her reputation
since she started filming for the Netflix series,
with the British actress' performances winning her
Golden Globe, Emmy, and Screen Actors Guild Awards.
Bank Pictures, the show's production company, later
gave a public apology to the actors for the pay disparity.
Cost of making the series
first season of Game of Thrones cost
around £47 million, which amounts to roughly
£5 million for each episode.
the expense of creating The Crown's first season was
reportedly £97.4 million, with roughly £10
million per episode. This is not very surprising considering
the lavish production and stellar cast of the show.
Crown has been a hit among the audiences and the critics
alike. Its first two seasons alone racked up more
than 25 major awards, which include three Emmy Awards,
two BAFTA awards, and three Screen Actors Guild awards.