Diana, Princess of Wales

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Prasanna Puwanarajah to play Martin Bashir in The Crown
Exclusive: Netflix series will dramatise details of journalist’s interview with Diana, Princess of Wales

Tara Conlan

26, Nov, 2021 @11:24 AM

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Diana: Queen of Style review – ‘England’s biggest punk’? I think not
The Princess of Wales is cast as a trendsetter, a #MeToo pioneer, ‘the ultimate influencer’ and much more in a documentary which revels in laughably revisionist history

Lucy Mangan

15, Nov, 2021 @11:05 PM

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Jemima Khan cuts links with The Crown over treatment of Diana’s final years
Princess’s close friend says story was not handled ‘as respectfully and compassionately’ as she had hoped

Mark Brown

07, Nov, 2021 @12:08 PM

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Spencer review – portrait of a princess on the edge
Kristen Stewart is note-perfect in this ghostly and inventive vision of Princess Diana fighting for her sanity

Mark Kermode, Observer film critic

07, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Spencer review – Kristen Stewart’s Diana impersonation is enjoyably strange
Pablo Larraín’s overwrought fantasy, set during a stifling royal Christmas in 1991, offers an arthouse-bizarro version of Diana’s story

Peter Bradshaw

04, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Kristen Stewart on playing Diana: ‘I believe in a lingering energy. I took her in’
The actor is an uncanny likeness, but – with its creepy equerries and mountains of pastries – director Pablo Larraín has created a gothic horror out of the princess’s life. They tell us how they made Sandringham her Overlook Hotel

Charlotte Higgins

29, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Desperately seeking Diana: can any actor get to the heart of the people’s princess?
The princess is now a constant presence on our screens, from a camp musical to The Crown. Such a blank canvas is a dream for directors and a nightmare for actors, writes Hadley Freeman

Hadley Freeman

16, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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BBC payout for designer ‘scapegoated’ over Bashir’s Diana interview
Matt Wiessler receives substantial compensation after he was made ‘fall guy’ following Panorama scandal

Jim Waterson Media editor

08, Oct, 2021 @4:28 PM

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Netflix’s Diana: The Musical is the year’s most hysterically awful hate-watch | Stuart Heritage
The filmed Broadway show has crash-landed early on the streamer with hilariously awful songs, a musical mess to rival Cats

Stuart Heritage

04, Oct, 2021 @2:14 PM

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Diana: The Musical review – a right royal debacle so bad you’ll hyperventilate
This filmed version of the Broadway show, with its accidental comedy and cringeworthy lines, is a guilty-pleasures singalong in waiting

Peter Bradshaw

01, Oct, 2021 @2:31 PM

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Kristen Stewart felt Princess Diana gave her ‘sign off’ for Spencer role
Actor who plays the Princess of Wales in critically lauded drama says there were moments during the shoot when it felt as if Diana was ‘trying to break through’

Andrew Pulver

09, Sep, 2021 @9:43 AM

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Kristen Stewart on Princess Diana: ‘The sad thing was she felt so isolated and lonely’
Stewart explains her admiration for Diana as Spencer premieres at Venice, while the film-makers behind Dune stress its contemporary relevance

Andrew Pulver

03, Sep, 2021 @3:51 PM

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