The chorus of disapproving voices declaiming The Crown's approach to royal storytelling are angling for the biographers' holy grail and seeking to protect their own lucrative market share.
In this new season of The Crown, Queen Elizabeth has two rivals for centre stage: Margaret Thatcher, played dazzlingly well by Gillian Anderson, and Diana Spencer.
A first look at the new series of The Crown finds a changing of the guard, with a fresh cast. Increasingly, in this series, the public hold Elizabeth and the royal family more accountable.
A recent historical win for Ontario First Nations against the government of Canada is as significant for the legal process, which took into account Anishinaabe law, as it is for the win itself.
Charles has been a "rebellious" prince, but that won't translate when he's king.
From The Crown to Outlander to classics such as Pride and Prejudice, clothes make a period drama. In The Crown, historical accuracy was crucial; other shows incorporate modern elements.