The Wind­sors

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Two sea­sons, avail­able now

Be­tween A Christ­mas Prince and The Princess Switch there are reams of sweetly es­capist roy­alty-themed filler on Net­flix at the mo­ment. But for those who pre­fer a dash of vine­gar in their com­edy, this is def­i­nitely a bet­ter bet.

It’s a cou­ple of years old now — it orig­i­nally aired on Chan­nel 4 — but it has aged well. Theresa May, played by Gil­lian Be­van, is strong per­haps, but very un­sta­ble. She has to suck up to Charles be­cause, post-brexit, no one wants to trade with Bri­tain; she needs to woo the Chi­nese and may need royal help.

Camilla im­poses a sex em­bargo on her hus­band un­til he changes his mind. “Our whole re­la­tion­ship has been a re­lent­lessly sor­did sex­ual ad­ven­ture, break­ing ev­ery taboo,”

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