The creators of Netflix's The Crown explain why sometimes its necessary to forsake accuracy, but never truth, in a drama based on real events
The lavish ten-part Netflix series became another outstanding triumph for writer Peter Morgan and a distinguished team . Critics noted a “startling attention to detail in everything from costumes to sets” and thought it hard to see how it could be better.
The show set out to tell the inside story of the most famous addresses in the world, Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street, and it did just that, exploring the intrigues, love lives and machinations of post-war Britain.
Andy Harries, Chief Executive of Left Bank Pictures and Executive Producer of The Crown, looks back on his career in drama, and offers tips for those looking to make it in the industry.
Sponsor Damian Collins MP and chair Baroness Bonham-Carter lead a Q&A with The Crown creators Peter Morgan, Philippa Lowthorpe and Suzanne Mackie after the RTS The Crown screening event on 20th December at the House of Commons.
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Join the Royal Television Society for a special episode screening of season two of The Crown in the House of Commons.
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The Royal Television Society has announced the winners of the Craft & Design Awards 2017 at a glittering ceremony in central London.
Matthew Bell takes notes as top screenwriters explain how to pen a hit drama
Colman, best known for her roles in Broadchurch and The Night Manager, is the first star to be announced for the third series of the Netflix drama series.
The entire cast is set to be replaced for the next phase of the Queen's reign when the drama jumps ahead to 1960s Britain at the end of the second series.