CLAIRE FOY

as Queen Elizabeth II

Singapore Women's Weekly (Singapore) - - INFORM -

THE CROWN

When fic­tion tack­les iconic women, it of­ten misses the mark, but thanks to Claire Foy’s im­pec­ca­ble per­for­mance, Net­flix’s

The Crown man­ages to draw a com­plex por­trait of Queen Elizabeth II as a woman who is at once the world’s most pow­er­ful woman and its most vul­ner­a­ble. “It’s very dif­fi­cult to play some­one who ev­ery­one has a pre­con­cep­tion about, and not sort of let that in – it’s hard enough alone to imag­ine your­self as the queen,” Claire says of her on-screen per­sona.

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