The Crown season 5 will recreate Martin Bashir’s interview with Princess Diana
The crown will recreate Princess Diana’s infamous interview with Martin Bashir in its next season.
Findings from an investigation announced last week found interviewer Bashir used ‘deceptive behavior’ and was in ‘serious violation’ of company guidelines when he got his BBC Panorama interview with the Princess of Wales in 1995.
Bashir broke BBC rules by making fun of fake bank statements and showing them to Diana’s brother Earl Spencer to gain access to the princess for his explosive conversation in 1995, according to the report.
Now a source close to the hit historical drama has recounted The telegraph that “the scripts are already there” for the show’s fifth season, and that they include the interview with Bashir.
The source claimed that the scripts have “all been written” for the highly anticipated next season, which will see Principle Star Elizabeth Debicki is reprising the role of Princess Diana from Emma Corrin.
Speaking about the alleged scene, they said, “The team was doing the most incredible research and got it all – the preparation for the interview, how Bashir effectively treated Diana, the interview itself and the aftermath. are all taken into account. on more than one episode. ”
In response to the reports, however, a Netflix spokesperson said Metro.co.uk “It is too early for us to comment on the plots”, adding that “the show is not even in production yet and will not air for another year”.
The independent contacted a Netflix rep for comment.
News of the interview’s alleged inclusion follows after Prince William posted a video message in response to the BBC’s investigation findings.
“It brings indescribable sadness to know that the BBC’s failures have contributed significantly to her fear, paranoia and isolation that I remember from the last few years with her,” he said.
The Duke of Cambridge condemned not only Bashir as a “rogue journalist” but “BBC executives who looked elsewhere rather than asking the tough questions”.
Prince William has asked the BBC to never broadcast the Panorama interview again because it “has no legitimacy”.
Following the huge success of The crownThe fourth season of – with Gillian Anderson as Margaret Thatcher and Olivia Colman as the Queen – the upcoming series is one of the most anticipated releases of 2022.
After months of rumors, it has also been confirmed that Dominic West will take on the role of Prince Charles, who was previously played by Josh O’Connor.
Harry Potter star Imelda Staunton will take on the role of Queen for the next two seasons.
This is all we know The crownthe fifth season.