The Crown: The Official Podcast

The Crown: The Official Podcast

The Crown: The Official Podcast is the exclusive companion podcast to accompany the Netflix Original Series The Crown. Hosted by Edith Bowman, the podcast follows the show episode by episode, diving deep into the stories and taking listeners behind the scenes with insights from many of the people involved in making the show. The podcast is back for the launch Season 4 of The Crown on November 15th and will feature guests including showrunner, writer and creator Peter Morgan and cast members Olivia Colman, Gillian Anderson and Helena Bonham Carter. The Crown: The Official Podcast is produced by Netflix and Somethin’ Else, in association with Left Bank Pictures.

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August 26, 2021 34 min

Bonus Episode : Season 4 Cast and Creatives in Conversation.

As we patiently await the next season of Netflix’s ‘The Crown’, host of The Crown: The Official Podcast Edith Bowman caught up with the cast and creatives to reflect on Season 4. Join Edith in conversation with show creator Peter Morgan as well as season 4 cast members Olivia Colman, Tobias Menzies, Gillian Anderson, Josh O’Connor and Emma Corrin.

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Margaret Thatcher's position as Prime Minister hangs in the balance as members of her cabinet turn against her. Meanwhile, Princess Diana is set to take on her first official solo trip overseas to New York, despite Prince Charles’ doubts. Will Thatcher be able to secure her position? Will Diana's trip be a success?  Is war the only way forward?

In this episode, Edith Bowman talks with Show Runner Peter Morgan, Head of Resear...

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December 7, 2020 40 min

It’s 1988 and Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s marriage is at an all-time low. After Prince Charles narrowly escapes death in an avalanche whilst skiing, Diana becomes determined to reconcile their relationship. However, the near-death experience has the opposite effect on Charles, who vows to find a way to be free of the marriage and be with Camilla. 

In this episode, Edith Bowman talks with Show Runner Peter Morgan, director Je...

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December 3, 2020 38 min

The Queen finds herself at odds with her Prime Minister as Margaret Thatcher refuses to join the 48 other Commonwealth nations in backing sanctions on Apartheid South Africa. The Queen and Thatcher come to blows over the issue, and their fallout becomes public knowledge after the story is leaked to the press frominside the palace.

In this episode, Edith Bowman talks with director Julian Jarrold, Head of Research Annie Sulzberger and...

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November 30, 2020 42 min

It's 1985 and Princess Margaret is at an all-time low. She's lonely, her health is failing, and she loses her status as Councillor of State when Prince Edward turns 21. At her lowest point, Margaret discovers a terrible family secret that two of her first cousins who she believed dead have been institutionalised for decades. In search of answers, she comes to believe that it is not just the cousins who have been cast aside ...

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November 26, 2020 36 min

The year is 1983 and two years into their marriage Prince Charles and Princess Diana are sent on a 6-week tour of Australia and New Zealand. It’s Diana’s first official royal overseas tour as The Princess of Wales, and at her insistence, a 9-month-old Prince William is brought along as well. Away from prying eyes, Charles and Diana rekindle their relationship, but as Diana’s growing popularity hits fever pitch, Charles struggles wi...

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November 23, 2020 41 min

It’s 1982 and ordinary citizens are suffering under Thatcher’s economic policies. One such person is Michael Fagan, who decides to break into Buckingham Palace to ask the Queen to step in and help people like himself. Elizabeth is left feeling more remote from her subjects than ever as security is stepped up and her concerns over the impact of Thatcher’s policies are ignored as the Prime Minister basks in the glory of winning the F...

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November 19, 2020 44 min

Devastated by her son Mark going missing in the desert whilst competing in the Paris-Dakar rally, Margaret Thatcher reveals to the Queen that she prefers him to her daughter. Shocked that a mother can have a favourite, the Queen embarks on one-on-one meetings with her four children in a bid to get to know them better, and consider the family legacy she will one day leave behind.

 

In this episode, Edith Bowman talks with Show Runner ...

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November 16, 2020 40 min

Margaret Thatcher and her husband Denis are invited to holiday at Balmoral, the royal residency in rural Scotland. As the pressure for Prince Charles to find a wife mounts, Lady Diana Spencer is also invited to join for a weekend. But who will sink and who will swim in the eyes of the royal family?

In this episode, Edith Bowman talks with director Paul Whittington, The Crown’s Head of Research Annie Sulzberger and head set decorator...

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November 16, 2020 44 min

It’s 1981 and Prince Charles has proposed to Lady Diana Spencer. The Queen decides to move the 19-year-old bride into Buckingham Palace to prepare her for life as a royal, while Prince Charles jets off on an overseas tour. In his absence, Diana discovers the true nature of Charles’s ‘friendship’ with Camilla Parker Bowles and as the wedding fast approaches, what began as a fairy tale turns into a nightmare.

In this episode, Edith Bo...

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November 15, 2020 44 min

It’s 1979 and the Queen is intrigued by Margaret Thatcher's landslide victory to become Britain’s first female prime minister. Meanwhile, despite Lord Mountbatten’s encouragement, Prince Charles refuses to settle down, growing distant from the family. But when Mountbatten is assassinated by the IRA, Charles finally takes his great uncle’s advice and turns his attentions to the young Lady Diana Spencer. 

In this episode Edith Bow...

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October 29, 2020 2 min

The Crown returns for season 4 on November 15th and The Crown: The Official Podcast is back to follow the show episode by episode, diving deep into the stories and speaking with many of the talented people involved. Host Edith Bowman takes you behind the scenes in conversation with the likes of Show Creator Peter Morgan and cast members Olivia Colman, Gillian Anderson and Helena Bonham Carter. 

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Welcome back to The Crown: The Official podcast. While we patiently await a new season of The Crown, we wanted to share some bonus episodes this summer. Today we have an intimate one-on-one chat with the royal sisters, Olivia Colman and Helena Bonham Carter.

Please be aware, this chat was recorded remotely during COVID-19 so please forgive the imperfect audio quality. Enjoy, and we’ll be back soon with more of The Crown.

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A bonus episode for Season 3.  Enjoy a roundtable discussion with some of the cast and crew of The Crown, led by Joe Utichi, editor at Awardsline.  He’s joined by Creator Peter Morgan, director Jessica Hobbs and stars Olivia Colman, Tobias Menzies, Helena Bonham Carter, Josh O'Connor and Erin Doherty.

This discussion was recorded remotely during COVID-19 so please forgive the imperfect audio quality. Enjoy, and we’ll be back soo...

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In our final bonus episode, Edith Bowman catches up with showrunner Peter Morgan to find out what we can expect from the next season. We’ll also discover what happened when host Edith Bowman joined Olivia Colman on the set of Season Four, and popped over to Helena Bonham Carter’s house to talk all things Princess Margaret.  The Crown: The Official Podcast is produced by Netflix and Somethin’ Else, in association with Left Bank Pict...

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December 19, 2019 38 min

As the Queen prepares to mark 25 years on the throne with her Silver Jubilee, her sister Princess Margaret is in crisis. With her marriage crumbling, she embarks on a relationship with a younger man with heartbreaking consequences. 

 

In this episode, Edith Bowman talks with showrunner Peter Morgan, Executive Producer Suzanne Mackie, Production Designer Martin Childs and Director Jessica Hobbs. 

 

The Crown: The Official Podcast is pro...

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December 16, 2019 37 min

The death of the Duke of Windsor has had a profound effect on Prince Charles, who had come to recognise a true kinship with his great uncle. Host Edith Bowman speaks with showrunner Peter Morgan about the similarities between the Duke of Windsor and the Prince of Wales. She also visits hair and makeup designer Cate Hall on set where they talk wig lace, oxygen facials and tiara masterclasses.  The Crown: The Official Podcast is prod...

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December 12, 2019 38 min

The Queen visits the dying Duke of Windsor, who asks her forgiveness for choosing love over his duty, and urges her to help Prince Charles find a wife he loves before becoming King. Meanwhile, Prince Charles starts to fall for Camilla Shand, and the situation becomes complicated when Princess Anne plays the field with Camilla’s ex Andrew Parker Bowles.

 

In this episode, Edith Bowman talks with director Sam Donovan, costume designer ...

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December 9, 2019 41 min

It’s 1969 and while the astronauts from Apollo 11 are landing on the moon, Prince Philip ponders what he might have accomplished had circumstances in his life been different. Host Edith Bowman is joined by actor Tobias Menzies and director Jessica Hobbs to discuss the character of Philip and the episode’s themes of loss, faith and mid-life crises. Edith also chats to composer Martin Phipps about writing the music for Season Three. ...

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December 5, 2019 37 min

In preparation for his investiture as the Prince of Wales at Caernarfon Castle, Prince Charles is sent to spend a term at Aberystwyth University. For Charles this is an opportunity to connect with the Welsh people and their language, as well as his own identity as a member of the royal family. For the Queen and her government, however, it is a chance to ease relations with the growing Welsh Nationalist movement.

 

In this episode, Ed...

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