'The Crown' Should Be Labeled As 'Dramatized' According to Helena Bonham Carter

The Crown Season 4 Should Be Labeled As 'Fiction' According to U.K. Culture Secretary

12/2/2020 3:15:00 AM

The Crown Season 4 Should Be Labeled As 'Fiction' According to U.K. Culture Secretary

Bonham Carter, who played Princess Margaret, says Netflix 'has a moral responsibility' to label 'The Crown' a drama.

should have a"health warning" before it."It's a beautifully produced work of fiction, so as with other TV productions, Netflix should be very clear at the beginning it is just that," Dowden told the British publication."Without this, I fear a generation of viewers who did not live through these events may mistake fiction for fact."

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Netflix / GettyDowden went so far as to tell the outlet that he planned on writing to Netflix about including a disclaimer for episodes. Netflix declined to comment toabout Dowden's concerns. However, a spokesperson mentioned toTHR"that it had already been widely reported that

The Crownwas a drama based on real-life events."According to, a source close to Prince Charles referred toThe Crown's fourth season as"highly sophisticated propaganda."Has anyone close to Princess Diana addressed the controversy?As for the late Princess Diana's camp, her brother Earl Spencer also headtopics.com

with the show's creative license. He recently told the host ofLove Your Weekend with Alan Titchmarshthatshouldn't not be taken as entirely accurate."The worry for me is that people see a program like that and they forget that it is fiction," he reportedly said."They assume—especially foreigners, I find Americans tell me they have watched

The Crownas if they have taken a history lesson. Well, they haven't." Spencer added,"It is very hard, there is a lot of conjecture and a lot of invention, isn’t there? You can hang it on fact but the bits in between are not fact."The actors who play Prince Charles and Princess Diana have spoken about the show's creative liberties.

Prior to the controversy, bothEmma Corrin, who plays Princess Diana in season 4, and Josh O'Connor, who plays Prince Charles in seasons 3 and 4, admitted to the show's fictionalization of history."We are creating a work of fiction, albeit based in some reality. But ultimately, there's only so much research you can do," O'Connor told

Town & Country."After a time, you just got to crack on and create something for yourself."Meanwhile, Corrin conceded that she understood why some viewers would be disappointed by her portrayal of the People's Princess."I think for everyone in headtopics.com

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The Crownwe always try and remind everyone that what we are, the series that we're in, is fictionalized to a great extent," she said ontheTamron Hall Show."Obviously it has its roots in reality and in some fact but Peter Morgan's scripts are works of fiction."

This content is imported from YouTube. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site.Corrin continued,"I understand why people would be upset, because this is history. And even with Diana, it's still very much fresh, I suppose, everything that happened. So I do really understand if people would be upset."

As the season currently stands, there is already a disclaimer before several episodes that depict Princess Diana's behind-the-scenes battle with bulimia.This content is imported from {embed-name}. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site.

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