The brainchild of Peter Morgan is centralized around the royal family of Britain. The series has been set in the times of Queen Elizabeth 2. The series is an excellent depiction of the royal lives, and this is something that keeps the fans hooked to their screens. Till now, three seasons have been released, and by far, the series has successfully created a huge fanbase. So let’s explore the possibilities of things you should know if you are up for watching the fourth season.
Do we know the release date of the fourth season of The crown?
The journey has been a topsy turvy one, and the consistency in renewing the series hasn’t been a smooth one. So if you want an exact date, we can give you a timeline, which is going to tell you that it is a bit tough to predict an exact date of release for the fourth season. The series premiered on 4th November 2016, and then the second season was renewed in quick succession, and there wasn’t much of a delay in the release of the second season. The second season was released on 17th December 2017.
And here comes the delaying part when the third season’s renewal took almost two years. The series was delayed, and it was renewed on 17th December 2019. But the third season started the filming process in 2019, and it was expected to have been aired by the end of 2019 or by early 2020. Then came the COVID-19, which disrupted the entire entertainment industry, and there is not a single series that isn’t going to be delayed. This time the delay wasn’t expected, but the delay is real, and so does the pandemic.
Do we have the details on the cast of the fourth season?
Most of the characters are going to be making their return. Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth, Marianne Bailey as Queen Mother, Charles Dance as Winston Churchill, Emma Corinne as Princess Diana, Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip, Joseph O’Connor as Prince Charles, Helena Bonam Carter as Princess Margaret. So most of them are returning. The historical aspects largely drive the storyline, so in this case, the scope of artistic liberties are limited. There is less scope of alteration with the major cast. Although the official cast hasn’t been introduced, there isn’t going to be a major entry in the series. If any official announcement is made, we will update you with the same.
What could be the possible storyline of the fourth season?
The storyline has largely highlighted the major historical events which made the course of the British Royal family. So if we follow the timeline of things that have happened, the first season was focused on the marriage of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip. The second season was pivoted around the Suez crisis, which occurred in 1956. The third season was pivoted around the removal of prime minister Harold Macmillan in 1973. The fourth season is going to be centralised around the tallest figure in British politics, Margaret Thatcher.