Family Here's How The Crown Is Preparing For Queen Elizabeth's Death
Everything There Is to Know About 'The Crown' Season 5 (Including, Yep, Some Spoilers)
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At 96, Queen Elizabeth holds the remarkable distinction of being not only the longest-reigning British monarch, but also the oldest living active monarch in the world, according to. Most of the world has never known a time when the queen wasn't on the throne, and according to the international polling firm , Britons consider her the most popular royal. She has left a legacy of unwavering service and loyalty to her country, and ensured the line of succession through Prince Charles and Prince William.
The queen has certainly fulfilled the British national anthem's prayer to "long reign over us." Sadly, that reign will eventually come to an end. While it's unpleasant to think about the death of such a revered figure, it's equally important to plan for a future without her. The official funeral and mourning arrangements, known as, have already been planned in great detail, and , as the Rugby League World Cup has named an alternate date for the final Men's Match in case the queen should die on or near the set date in October.
Where Does Queen Elizabeth Rank On The Longest-Serving Monarch List And Could She Get To #1?
Queen Elizabeth II took the throne at the age of 25.The queen was crowned on February 6, 1952, when she was just 25 years old. Today, she has been on the throne for 70 years and 162 days, or 25,730 days total. Queen Elizabeth is famous today for her long reign as a monarch, as many of her contemporaries have passed away or stepped down from the throne.
Now comes word that the award-winning serieshas made its own plans for the queen's death — and it may even set the stage for unexpected future seasons.
The Crown May Pause Production
Just as Buckingham Palace has its own protocols for Queen Elizabeth's death, so does the popular Netflix series based on her life. An inside source who spoke to theexplained that the production team "[has] our own version of Operation London Bridge." Should the queen die during filming, the show will stop for at least a week out of respect. "There would also be lots of discussion about when to restart," the source adds.
At the time of writing, "The Crown" has taken viewers from the queen's 1953 coronation through the marriage of Prince Charles and Diana Spencer. Season 5 is scheduled to air in November 2022, with Imelda Staunton taking over as the monarch. Although, it has still won raves from critics — not to mention .
Why Helen Mirren Sent A Warning Letter To The Queen
If there's one thing that the world knows to be true about the royal family, it's that they like their privacy. Something Helen Mirren is well aware of.If there's one thing that the world knows to be true about the royal family, it's that they like their privacy. So when people decide to go ahead and make a movie about their lives, there's no doubt in our mind that it makes them a bit uncomfortable. Mirren apparently knew that and gave a warning to Queen Elizabeth. Because when you're a Dame, you can apparently do that. Let's just say that it very much paid off for the actress.
The sixth season of "The Crown" is said to be the last, and as of this writing, no one has discussed the possibility of extending the series to include the details of the queen's funeral. However, thereports that the final season has been changed to bring the timeline up to 2005, and that the streaming giant is pushing for a sequel series that would center on the . In that event, we might well see a dramatization of the iconic queen's final days.
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