Alexander Larman

In defence of The Crown

Khalid Abdallah and Elizabeth Debicki as Dodi Fayed and Princess Diana in season 6 of The Crown (Credit: Daniel Escale/Netflix)

Since 2016, we have cultivated a new national pastime: moaning about the latest series of The Crown. Every time Netflix’s royal soap opera appears on our screens, we become united in our determination to spot errors of fact and taste in Peter Morgan’s show, ranging from the trivial to the major.

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