THE CROWN season 3 has finally arrived after a 2-year long wait and fans are making their way through the series. But who is sweetie?is 'sweetie' in The Crown season 3? In the fourth episode of The Crown, entitled Bubbikins, Prince Philip’s mother Princess Alice (Jane Lapotaire) is flown from Greece following the imposition of military rule, The Duke of Edinburgh objected to having her at Buckingham Palace while the Royal Family filmed a documentary with the BBC However, the Queen goes behind his back and asks she is brought to the palace immediately. During this episode, Prince Philip is seen sitting at his desk speaking into the tannoy, calling for “sweetie”. READ MORE: Who is sweetie? And does Prince Philip call the Queen cabbage? (Image: Netflix ) Actress Erin Douherty as Princess Anne. (Image: netflix) How Princess Margaret was BANNED from visiting US after ‘raucous sc... One of the Queen’s advisors assumes it is her he is trying to reach and so goes into her office to let her know. To this, she replies: “I’m not sweetie, I’m darling or cabbage. Someone else is sweetie.” The episode then shows someone in riding boots walking towards Prince Philip’s office. We then discover it is actually Princess Anne (Erin Doherty) who he calls “sweetie”. This is the first time she appears in The Crown so we can be sure to expect more of her in the next couple of seasons. Actress Olivia Colman as the Queen. (Image: Netflix) Actor Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip. (Image: Netflix) Does Prince Philip really call the Q ueen 'cabbage'? The simple answer to this is yes, one of the Duke of Edinburgh’s pet names for Queen Elizabeth II is “cabbage”. Royal biographer Robert Lacy previously confirmed this sweet detail to The Sunday Times. When asked if this was true, he said: “Yes, I’ve heard that is how he will sometimes refer to her.” The Crown isn’t the first time the nickname has been used on-screen either when referring to the Queen. DON'T MISS... Read more: Daily Express
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