17 November 2019 16:32
Netflix has dropped The Crown season three today (Sunday, November 17) with all 10 episodes available in one go. The show has had a renewal of sorts after all the characters were recast with older actors. So leads Claire Foy and Matt Smith have been replaced by Olivia Colman and Tobias Menzies respectively. Royal travel: Queen banned from travelling to Singapore in 1971 How you can have Queen Elizabeth II's meals delivered to your door Why wasn't John Lithgow replaced in The Crown season 3? WARNING: This article contains spoilers from The Crown season 3 Churchill appears in episode one of The Crown and is still portrayed by 3rd Rock From The Sun star Lithgow, who won an Emmy Award for his performance.
Lithgow starred opposite Foy in seasons one and two of the royal drama series. However, in this series he's starring with Colman, who takes on an older version of Queen Elizabeth II. The Queen goes to visit Churchill after he suffers another stroke and his health is failing him. READ MORE: The Crown season 3: Netflix UK release date, cast, latest news