Dominic West, who plays Prince Charles in Netflix’s “The Crown,” offered to resign as ambassador to The Prince’s Trust in the event of a conflict of interest, but it was turned down.
The Prince’s Trust is a charitable foundation headed by King Charles. West met the king several times.
the West For Radio Times Magazine That his offer of resignation was turned down via a letter from King Charles’ private secretary, which stated, “You do what you want, you’re an actor. It has nothing to do with us.”
“I think that’s probably the reason. [Charles] West said. “I’ve been in line to shake hands with him a few times and that’s great. It’s so helpful to meet the character you’re playing.”
West also told the magazine that when he met Camilla, now the queen consort, at a party in 2021, she called him “Your Majesty” in apparent approval of his choice.
Season 5 of “The Crown” sees the late Queen Elizabeth II (Imelda Staunton) deal with the fallout from three of her children’s marriage breakdowns, most notably the marriage crisis of Prince Charles and his wife, Diana (Elizabeth Debicki). There’s also the shutdown of her dear royal yacht Britannia, a fire engulfing Windsor Castle and puzzle pieces together that would eventually lead to Diana’s tragic death in 1997, an event that saw the royal family’s popularity plummet to an unprecedented level. a little.
The series has been accused of being insensitive to the royal family, but he talks to them diverseThe stars defended their Creator. Leslie Manville, who plays Elizabeth’s younger sister Princess Margaret, said: ‘I think we’re very sensitive to the royal family. [Margaret] Hopefully sensitively and honestly, under the umbrella of being a drama, let’s not forget.”