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What day and time will 'The Crown' Season 5 premiere on Netflix? And everything you need to know

'The Crown' Season 5 will primarily focus on one of the most scandulous eras of the British monarch where the entire family was breaking up
UPDATED OCT 25, 2022
Official poster of 'The Crown' Season 5 (Netflix)
Official poster of 'The Crown' Season 5 (Netflix)

From the beginning, ‘The Crown’ has been one of the most exceptional shows of this generation and chronicles the journey of the British Royal Family. In this fictionalized take, we saw different eras of Britain’s most famous family and captured some of the most dramatic and scandalous moments of their lives. The first four seasons turned out to be massively successful and won several laurels, but now, it’s time for one of the show’s most interesting and controversial seasons yet.

The fifth edition of the Netflix drama series sees Queen Elizabeth II approaching the 40th anniversary of her accession and trouble is brewing closer to home. Princes Charles wants to divorce his wife Princess Diana and talk about the same with his mother. When Diana saw that the family and media are going against her, she decides to take control of her own narrative and broke the family protocol to publish a book that exposes the cracks in the House of Windsor. The most interesting aspect of the upcoming season is that it will feature the famous Diana interview in which she told some of the most enthralling things about the Royal Family and its supporters.


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Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana in 'The Crown' Season 5 (Netflix)
Elizabeth Debicki as Princess Diana in 'The Crown' Season 5 (Netflix)

The trailer for the fifth season has already been released and opened to a bumper response and fans cannot wait to see how the makers handle the entire Prince Charles-Princess Diana breakup. So, when will Season 5 of ‘The Crown’ premiere on Netflix? Let’s take a look.

When will ‘The Crown’ Season 5 premiere?

Season 5 of ‘The Crown’ will premiere exclusively on Wednesday, November 9, 2022.

How to watch ‘The Crown’ Season 5?

The first four editions of ‘The Crown’ were available for streaming exclusively on Netflix and the fifth season will also be premiering on the aforementioned streaming platform. Viewers can download the app from Google’s Play Store and Apple’s App Store. Netflix is also available on Roku, PlayStation, Xbox, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Smart TVs, YouView, BT TV Box, Now TV, Sky Q, and web browsers.

What is the plot of ‘The Crown’ Season 5?

The official synopsis, per Netflix, reads, “As Queen Elizabeth II (Imelda Staunton) approaches the 40th anniversary of her accession, she reflects on a reign that has encompassed nine prime ministers, the advent of mass television and the twilight of the British Empire. Yet new challenges are on the horizon. The collapse of the Soviet Union and the transfer of sovereignty in Hong Kong signals a seismic shift in the international order presenting both obstacles and opportunities. Meanwhile, trouble is brewing closer to home. Prince Charles (Dominic West) pressures his mother to allow him to divorce Diana (Elizabeth Debicki), presenting a constitutional crisis in the monarchy. Rumors circulate as husband and wife are seen to live increasingly separate lives and, as media scrutiny intensifies, Diana decides to take control of her own narrative, breaking with family protocol to publish a book that undermines public support for Charles and exposes the cracks in the House of Windsor.”

Who’s acting in Netflix’s ‘The Crown’ Season 5?

Season 5 will see a change of cast this time around. Imelda Staunton will play the role of Queen Elizabeth II while Elizabeth Debicki will be portraying Princess Diana. Meanwhile, Jonathan Pryce will be seen portraying the character of Prince Phillip and Dominic West plays Prince Charles.


Other actors to feature in the show include Lesley Manville (Princess Margaret), Johnny Lee Miller (PM John Major), Flora Montgomery (Norma Major), Olivia Williams (Camilla Parker Bowles), Bertie Carvel (PM Tony Blair), and Marcia Warren (Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother).

What’s the latest buzz around ‘The Crown’ Season 5?

Netflix has finally added a disclaimer to the newly released trailer for ‘The Crown’ Season 5, following many complaints about the series. Unlike previous seasons, the description beneath the official trailer reads, “Inspired by real events, this fictional dramatization tells the story of Queen Elizabeth II and the political and personal events that shaped her reign.”