Andrew Marr slams The Crown’s inacurate portrayals ‘grossly unfair and sadistic’

Andrew Marr has slammed The Crown’s inaccurate storylines about the Royal Family as ‘grossly unfair and sadistic’ – and has fears it could harm the monarchy.  The presenter has joined the swathes of outraged critics demanding the hit Netflix show include a disclaimer warning that many key scenes never happened or are distortions of the truth.  … Read more Andrew Marr slams The Crown’s inacurate portrayals ‘grossly unfair and sadistic’

Andrew Marr slams The Crown’s inacurate portrayals ‘grossly unfair and sadistic’

Andrew Marr has slammed The Crown’s inaccurate storylines about the Royal Family as ‘grossly unfair and sadistic’ – and has fears it could harm the monarchy.  The presenter has joined the swathes of outraged critics demanding the hit Netflix show include a disclaimer warning that many key scenes never happened or are distortions of the truth.  … Read more Andrew Marr slams The Crown’s inacurate portrayals ‘grossly unfair and sadistic’

Kate Middleton gives update on her Early Years survey [Video]

Kate Middleton donned a blush pink jumper and blazer in a new video shared today as she teased the results of her Early Years survey will be unveiled this week. The Duchess of Cambridge, 38, appeared in a clip filmed in the living room at her Kensington Palace home, which she shares with Prince William, … Read more Kate Middleton gives update on her Early Years survey [Video]

DR MAX PEMBERTON: Why I’m so glad The Crown’s dared to show Princess Diana’s bulimia 

Everyone has been talking about Netflix’s TV show The Crown in the past few weeks, which is now in its fourth series. I’m totally hooked. It’s like a gripping soap opera — EastEnders but with tiaras and corgis. However, it does also touch upon some very difficult and sad times for the Royal Family. The … Read more DR MAX PEMBERTON: Why I’m so glad The Crown’s dared to show Princess Diana’s bulimia 

DR MAX PEMBERTON: Why I’m so glad The Crown’s dared to show Princess Diana’s bulimia 

Everyone has been talking about Netflix’s TV show The Crown in the past few weeks, which is now in its fourth series. I’m totally hooked. It’s like a gripping soap opera — EastEnders but with tiaras and corgis. However, it does also touch upon some very difficult and sad times for the Royal Family. The … Read more DR MAX PEMBERTON: Why I’m so glad The Crown’s dared to show Princess Diana’s bulimia 

Martin Bashir ‘should give back tainted award’ for controversial Princess Diana exclusive

Martin Bashir ‘should give back tainted award’: BBC reporter scooped journalist of the year for controversial Princess Diana exclusive and now faces calls to return prize Bashir named journalist of the year at Royal Television Society awards in 1996 Now he is facing pressure to hand back his honours as the Diana inquiry looms  There are … Read more Martin Bashir ‘should give back tainted award’ for controversial Princess Diana exclusive

Warning at start of The Crown to stop viewers accepting attacks on Royals, writes WILLIAM SHAWCROSS

It is hard not to admire the fine production values of The Crown: the beautiful costumes, the fabulous locations, the meticulous research and, above all, the seemingly well-informed access it gives us to the thoughts, words and motives of the most famous family in the world. Television critics certainly seem to approve, lavishing yet more … Read more Warning at start of The Crown to stop viewers accepting attacks on Royals, writes WILLIAM SHAWCROSS

Warning at start of The Crown to stop viewers accepting attacks on Royals, writes WILLIAM SHAWCROSS

It is hard not to admire the fine production values of The Crown: the beautiful costumes, the fabulous locations, the meticulous research and, above all, the seemingly well-informed access it gives us to the thoughts, words and motives of the most famous family in the world. Television critics certainly seem to approve, lavishing yet more … Read more Warning at start of The Crown to stop viewers accepting attacks on Royals, writes WILLIAM SHAWCROSS

Prince William raged at Princess Diana after BBC Panorama interview

‘Yes, I adored him. Yes, I was in love with him.’  These are hardly the words any 13-year-old wants to hear fall from his mother’s lips on the subject of her extramarital boyfriend — especially not when they are shared with 23 million avid television viewers around the world.  The boyfriend in question was the … Read more Prince William raged at Princess Diana after BBC Panorama interview

Is The Crown poisoning minds against our proudest institutions?

For the past five years, my life has been governed by a simple rule. No matter how often people told me how good it was, I was never, ever going to watch The Crown. Why? Not because I have anything against Netflix, the show’s creator Peter Morgan, or fine actors like Matt Smith and Claire … Read more Is The Crown poisoning minds against our proudest institutions?