From a replica of Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation gown and Princess Diana’s “revenge dress” to a reproduction of the Gold State Coach – costumes, props and sets from Netflix’s award-winning drama The Crown will be on show in London this week before going under the hammer at auction.
More than 450 items from the Netflix show, which focused on the reign of Britain’s late monarch Elizabeth, will be on public display at the auction house Bonhams on Bond Street from Thursday ahead of its "The Crown Auction" next month.
Image: Claire Foy (as the Queen): A replica of the Coronation ceremonial garments including the Imperial Mantle and Stole, Supertunica, Anointing Gown and Robe of State. Season 1, Episode 5, 'Smoke and Mirrors'. Image above: Claire Foy (as the Queen): An embellished ballgown and fur stole. Season 1, Episode 5, 'Smoke and Mirrors'.
The hit show, which stirred controversy for its fictionalised dialogues and storylines, wrapped last month after six seasons, during which actors Claire Foy, Olivia Colman and Imelda Staunton portrayed the queen at different stages of her reign.
Among items on display are costumes worn by the main characters, including Elizabeth Debicki, who recently won a Golden Globe for her performance as Princess Diana on the show.
Image: detail of A replica of the Coronation ceremonial garments including the Imperial Mantle and Stole, Supertunica, Anointing Gown and Robe of State. Season 1, Episode 5, 'Smoke and Mirrors'.
Other items to go under the hammer include a full-length ivory wedding dress and veil worn by Vanessa Kirby as Princess Margaret and the Number 10 Downing Street facade and front door.
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