14 november 2022/  by suman suthar

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After all, the critically acclaimed Netflix drama about Queen Elizabeth II's reign has explored a lot of racy royal material over the course of its first four seasons.

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In the first episode, then-Prince Charles (Dominic West) tries to convince former PM Major to persuade Queen Elizabeth II (Imelda Staunton) to abdicate.

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"For no other reason than to offer maximum—and utterly false—dramatic impact," the former PM claimed.

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On Oct.19, Oscar winner Dame Judi Dench echoed Major's doubts about The Crown season five.

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In a letter to The Times, Dench wrote, "Given some of the wounding suggestions apparently contained in the new series—that King Charles plotted for his mother to abdicate

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for example, or once suggested his mother's parenting was so deficient that she might have deserved a jail sentence—this is both cruelly unjust to the individuals and damaging to the institution they represent."

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Dench demanded that each program include a disclaimer "as a mark of respect to a sovereign who served her people so tirelessly for 70 years, and to safeguard their own reputation in the eyes of their British subscribers."

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