TV review: The Crown loses its lustre as Charles and Di come into focus

The fourth season of they royal saga touches on the murder of Mountbatten, but ignores the ongoing conflict in the North

22nd November, 2020
TV review: The Crown loses its lustre as Charles and Di come into focus
Josh O’Connor and Emma Corrin as Charles and Diana in season four of The Crown

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Small Axe: Mangrove BBC One, Amazon Prime

A week of watching The Crown (Netflix) deserves a knighthood, not that I could bring myself to accept one from Her Indoors at Buck House. Long allergic to the octopus grip of soaps, one saving grace of the fourth season of the royal soap opera for me is that, mercifully, it’s all over in ten hours or a little less....

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