Peter Morgan

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First image revealed of Imelda Staunton as the Queen in The Crown
Actor best known for Vera Drake takes over from Olivia Colman for fifth series about the UK royal family

Georgina Quach

30, Jul, 2021 @4:39 PM

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Helena Bonham Carter says The Crown should stress to viewers it's a drama
Actor who plays Princess Margaret adds her voice to calls for Netflix to add a disclaimer

Harry Taylor

01, Dec, 2020 @12:09 AM

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How filming the agony of Aberfan for The Crown revealed a village still in trauma
Peter Morgan, creator of the hit TV series, explains how the 1966 catastrophe raised questions about the nature of storytelling and the monarchy

Vanessa Thorpe

17, Nov, 2019 @8:16 AM

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The 50 best theatre shows of the 21st century
A hip-hop history lesson, a dizzy Dahl musical and a continent-hopping barbershop … we pick the finest new works of theatre since 2000

Michael Billington, Alexis Soloski, Catherine Love, Mark Fisher and Chris Wiegand

17, Sep, 2019 @2:43 PM

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The Audience review – Theresa May joins conveyor belt of PMs meeting the Queen
Updated to include Brexit, Peter Morgan’s 2013 drama about the Queen’s off-the-record conversations with her prime ministers seems underpowered

Arifa Akbar

03, Jun, 2019 @7:00 PM

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Frost/Nixon review – Peter Morgan's showdown fits the fake news era
Peter Morgan’s play on the clash between the chatshow host and the US president gets a timely, entertaining revival

Lyn Gardner

02, Mar, 2018 @9:00 AM

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The Journey: McGuinness v Paisley and other odd movie couples
The Northern Irish politicians make an intriguing cinematic pairing, but there are even more fiery duos that film could fictionalise

John Patterson

01, May, 2017 @9:00 AM

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The week in TV: The Crown; This Time Next Year; Arctic Live – review
Netflix’s millions paid off with its glittering Crown, Davina gushed reliably in This Time Next Year, while the locals stole the show in Arctic Live

Euan Ferguson

06, Nov, 2016 @7:00 AM

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Matt Smith 'nearly died' filming on the set of new drama The Crown
Actor reveals his near-death experience when the horse he was riding bolted down a ravine

Jasper Jackson and agencies

03, Nov, 2016 @1:55 PM

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Royal drama The Crown shows Queen's father reciting dirty limerick
Writer Peter Morgan explains why he has avoided meeting Queen as Netflix prepares to air controversial first episode

Jane Martinson and Tara Conlan

27, Oct, 2016 @11:29 AM

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The Crown writer Peter Morgan: 'I bet the queen would've voted Brexit'
The writer, whose new Netflix series The Crown tracks the queen’s reign, spoke about Brexit, as well as the royal family’s reaction to the show, in Los Angeles

Nigel M Smith

27, Jul, 2016 @7:12 PM

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Barbara Windsor and Siân Phillips made dames in honours list
OBEs for Idris Elba, David Oyelowo, Damon Albarn and James Nesbitt; CBEs for Imelda Staunton, Peter Morgan and Beryl Vertue

Caroline Davies

30, Dec, 2015 @10:30 PM

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