The Crown: The Official Podcast

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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 Pictures.
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 produced by Netflix and Somethin’ Else, in association with Left Bank Pictures.
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 produced by Netflix and Somethin’ Else, in association with Left Bank Pictures.
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 Amy Roberts, and the actor behind Princess Anne, Erin Doherty. The Crown: The Official Podcast is produced by Netflix and Somethin’ Else, in association with Left Bank Pictures. Episode Eight of Season Three of The Crown, Dangling Man, was written by David Hancock and Peter Morgan. 
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.  The Crown: The Official Podcast is produced by Netflix and Somethin’ Else, in association with Left Bank Pictures.
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, Edith Bowman talks with Executive Producer Suzanne Mackie, Director Christian Schwochow and meets the talent behind Prince Charles in season 3, actor Josh O’Connor. The Crown: The Official Podcast is produced by Netflix and Somethin’ Else, in association with Left Bank Pictures.
Upon the devaluation of the pound, recently ousted Chief of Defence Staff Mountbatten is approached to lead a military coup against Wilson’s government.  Meanwhile, Elizabeth visits international horse breeders and gets a glimpse of the life she could have led, where she’s free to pursue her passions.  In this episode, Edith Bowman catches up with director Christian Schwochow, head of research Annie Sulzberger, and BAFTA award-winning actor Jason Watkins, who plays the role of former prime minister Harold Wilson.The Crown: The Official Podcast is produced by Netflix and Somethin’ Else, in association with Left Bank Pictures.
As Prince Phillip spearheads a PR initiative to improve the royal family’s image, he fears that his deeply religious mother’s presence in the Palace will derail his plans and expose his traumatic childhood to the outside world. In this episode, we hear from executive producer Suzanne Mackie and lead director and executive producer Ben Caron, plus host Edith Bowman meets the actor behind Princess Alice, Jane Lapotaire. The Crown: The Official Podcast is produced by Netflix and Somethin’ Else, in association with Left Bank Pictures.
On the 21st of October 1966, a devastating tragedy befell the Welsh mining village of Aberfan, claiming the lives of 116 children and 28 adults. In this episode, we hear from head of research Annie Sulzberger,  lead director and executive producer Ben Caron, and BAFTA award-winning actor Jason Watkins, who takes on the role of former prime minister Harold Wilson.  The Crown: The Official Podcast is produced by Netflix and Somethin’ Else, in association with Left Bank Pictures.
At a low point for the ‘Special Relationship’, the Queen is forced to ask unpredictable Princess Margaret to charm American President Lyndon B. Johnson into saving Great Britain from financial ruin. Helena Bonham Carter shines as the dazzling Princess Margaret in episode two of the third season of the Netflix Original Series, The Crown, entitled 'Margaretology'. Host Edith Bowman speaks with creator Peter Morgan about his portrayal of the Queen’s ‘number two’, talks to lead director and executive producer Ben Caron about his career with The Crown and Head of Research Annie Sulzberger gives us an insight into what the 36th President of the United States really thought about British Prime Minister Harold Wilson. The Crown: The Official Podcast is produced by Netflix and Somethin’ Else, in association with Left Bank Pictures.
Winston Churchill dies, the Queen’s first Labour Prime Minister takes office and there are rumours of a Russian spy in Downing Street. With an entirely new cast in place, it is all-change in episode one of the third season of the Netflix Original Series, The Crown. Host Edith Bowman speaks with creator Peter Morgan about Olivia Colman taking over the role of the Queen, his role as the showrunner and the allure of writing real-life characters. Speaking about the massive re-casting are casting directors Nina Gold and Robert Sterne. The Crown: The Official Podcast is produced by Netflix and Somethin’ Else, in association with Left Bank Pictures.
The Crown returns for season 3 on November 17th. This series will follow the show episode by episode, diving deep into the stories, taking you behind the scenes, and speaking with many of the talented people involved, including Show Creator Peter Morgan, Casting Director Nina Gold and members of the brand new cast. The Crown: The Official Podcast  is produced by Netflix and Somethin’ Else, in association with Left Bank Pictures. 
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Podcast Details

Created by
Netflix
Podcast Status
Finished
Started
Oct 31st, 2019
Latest Episode
Dec 23rd, 2019
Release Period
Daily
Episodes
12
Avg. Episode Length
35 minutes
Explicit
No
Order
Episodic

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