The Crown stars savagely recreate Prince Charles’ love triangle with Diana and Camilla ahead of series launch


Stars of the Netflix hit royal drama The Crown have recreated Prince Charles’ love triangle with Diana, Princess of Wales and Camilla Parker Bowles for a promo shot ahead of the new series launch.

Season four of the hit drama is set for release on November 15, 2020.

This run will be the penultimate series of the show and the second and last to feature its current cast before the actors are switched up once again.

The upcoming season promises huge drama, with the series picking up in the late 1970s and covering a tumultuous decade for the family – including the dramatisation of one of the Royal family ’s biggest ever scandals.

The fourth season will primarily focus on the marriage of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer in 1981, and the subsequent births of their sons, Princes William and Harry.

Scenes are also expected to recreate the demise of the royal marriage, Diana’s bulimia and her ultimate separation from Charles including the love triangle involving his now wife Camilla Parker-Bowls, played by Emerald Fennell.

Camilla’s meeting Lady Diana for lunch in the Ménage a Trois restaurant will also be depicted..

Newcomer Emma Corrin, who plays Diana, Josh O’Connor, who will reprise his role as Charles, and Emerald have posed in a promotional photo for the upcoming series.

Appearing on the cover of Town and Country magazine, the trio brought Diana’s famous quote: “There were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded,” to life.

The pictures, taken in a rural English garden, features O’Connor, 30, standing in the centre with Emma, 24, and Emerald, 35, stood either side of him.

Emma spoke to the publication about taking on the role of Diana, saying: “The coldness, the traditions, and the expectations of behaviour…I don’t think she expected that.

“I think she expected to join a family.”

The love triangle promo snap comes just hours after Diana’s bombshell interview with Panorama about her husband’s extra-marital activities was thrust into the spotlight 25 years on.

Her infamous interview with Martin Bashir has been scrutinised by a new documentary which looked into how it came about.

The BBC’s Panorama have been accused of taking advantage of the vulnerable nature of the Princess at the time and her private secretary, Patrick Jephson, has said that she was “seduced and betrayed” by the infamous interview.

The interview was watched by 23 million viewers at the time and in it she admitted that she had cheated and questioned Prince Charles’ suitability to be king, as she revealed that he had strayed as well.

In one of the most memorable TV moments, Diana said: “There were three of us in this marriage so it was a bit crowded.”