This Is What Queen Elizabeth Really Thinks Of The Crown

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When The Crown debuted on Netflix in November, we immediately fell for Claire Foy's portrayal of Queen Elizabeth, as well as the tell-all storyline that followed the then-Princess's relationship with Philip Mountbatten, father King George VI and sister Princess Margaret.

But throughout the series, we couldn't help but wonder whether Her Majesty in the flesh had seen the award-winning show—and six months later, it sounds like we finally got our answer.


According to the Express, a senior royal source revealed that the Queen has seen all 10 episodes of the show's first season upon the insistence of youngest son Prince Edward and his wife Sophie, Countess of Wessex. In fact, they arranged for intimate Saturday night watch parties at Windsor, aka, "an informal supper while watching TV."

The source added: "Happily, she really liked it, although obviously there were some depictions of events that she found too heavily dramatized."

We've yet to hear if the Queen plans to also watch the second season when it hits Netflix later this year, but we're glad to know the show gets her royal seal of approval.