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Miriam Margolyes, Julia Deakin and Simon Day join the cast of The Windsors

Harry Enfield, Haydn Gwynne, Julia Deakin and Simon Day (Credit: Channel 4)

Wills (Hugh Skinner) will face a dilemma when Charles (Harry Enfield) and the older royals go on strike and Wills is pressured to join them.

Struggling to make a decision, Wills seeks advice from a portrait of Queen Victoria (Miriam Margolyes) who tries to help and guide him.

Charles and Camilla (Haydn Gwynne) make a reluctant trip to visit Carole (Julia Deakin) and Mike Middleton (Simon Day) along with Wills and Kate (Louise Ford), but fear for their lives when Charles believes he hears Mike threatening to chop of his and Camilla’s heads.

Imelda Staunton set to play the Queen in fifth and final series of The Crown

Olivia Colman and Tobias Menzies (Credit: Netflix)

Morgan had originally planned for six series of the much-loved drama, but has decided that the fifth series “is the perfect time and place to stop”.

Morgan thanked Netflix and Sony for supporting his decision and described Staunton as an “astonishing talent” and a “fantastic successor”.

Staunton will be the final actor to play the Queen after predecessors Claire Foy and Olivia Colman, taking the series into the 21st Century.

The Crown first aired in 2016 and with its big budget production spend, was hailed as a game-changing drama for Netflix.

New reality show The Royal World heads to MTV International

The six-part series will see nine aristocratic individuals from the UK, Russia, Austria, Nigeria, Ireland and America live together in a mansion in the British countryside.

The Royal World will take a look at their privileged lives and reveal the people behind the prestigious titles. With royal fever still abuzz following the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the series promises a glimpse at life of young royals as they navigate their way through their twenties as part of society's elite.