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The Crown portrayed Queen relationship with Prime Minister ‘wrong’, expert claims

The Crown follows the reign of Queen Elizabeth II and portrays the relationships between different members of the Royal Family and the political sphere. The Netflix series came under fire in recent weeks over its portrayal of historic events, with the platform defending itself insisting the depiction “should be treated as fictional and a dramatisation”. Speaking exclusively to Express.co.uk, American royal commentator Lee Cohen claimed, after speaking to Margaret Thatcher’s former principal policy adviser John O’Sullivan, that the relationship between the late Queen and Ms Thatcher was portrayed “wrong on so many fronts” in earlier seasons of the popular Netflix show.

“[He spoke to him about] the way the relationship was portrayed between the Queen and Margaret Thatcher.

Most royal experts have stated that the late Queen’s relationship with any Prime Minister came from the utmost professionalism and that with the Queen was very aware of her position.

Throughout the years, Buckingham Palace and Downing Street always denied suggestions that the Queen and Ms Thatcher had a problem with one another.

The late Queen’s reign spanned over 70 years, until her recent death on September 8, 2022.
Margaret Thatcher, who died in 2013, served as Prime Minister for 11 years, from 1979 to 1990.

The fifth season of The Crown follows the Royal Family throughout the 1990s.
The new season delves into the turbulent relationship between the then-Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana.

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