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Royal doppelgängers: See The Crown’s season four cast next to their real life royal counterparts

Their casting team deserves a medal.
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Unless you’ve been actively hiding under a fortress of doonas, you’ll no doubt be aware that something very exciting is about to drop on Netflix.

Yep, the brand new fourth season of The Crown will premiere on the streaming platform on November 15 – and the heavenly set of cast members are enough of a spectacle to watch in their own right.

If you loved the first three seasons of the hit Netflix show, then you’re guaranteed to be in for a treat as the fourth season rolls around.

And boy are we keen as beans to indulge in a good old fashioned binge of the brand new set of episodes – all while admiring the glorious cast.

The new season of The Crown features an entire new casting line-up.

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Highlights from the stuuning cast include actresses for both Camilla Shand (who later became the Duchess of Cornwall) and Princess Diana, who feature in the drama-filled love triangle set to be portrayed in the show.

And now, without further ado, we’ve taken a good gander at the cast list for the next season of the hit show.

Keep scrolling for some serious royal doppelgängers – we reckon they’ve knocked this out of the park.

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Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth

We might all know Queen Elizabeth with her trademark silvery white curls, but in the 1970s, Her Majesty was rocking a serious brunette ‘do. So how does our next Crown Queen pull it off?

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Olivia Colman Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth – Olivia Colman

Like a pro, Olivia Colman looks every bit the regal mum-of-four that our pal Elizabeth is!

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Prince Philip

Prince Philip

Prince Philip was previously portrayed by Doctor Who‘s versatile Matt Smith, and his new adaptation played by another UK talent is looking like he’ll be just as convincing.

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Tobias Menzies Prince Phillip

Prince Philip – Tobias Menzies

We’re definitely seeing some similarities between Tobias and Elizabeth’s husband!

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Princess Margaret

Princess Margaret

We were sad to see Vanessa Kirby depart her role as the misunderstood Princess Margaret. But lucky for us, her replacement is just as much the English gem.

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Helena Bonham Carter Princess Margaret

Princess Margaret – Helena Bonham Carter

Yep, Helena Bonham Carter is a legend of the screen industry, so we can’t wait to see what she brings to the role!

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Prince Charles

Prince Charles

Season three of the new season is set to have a stronger focus on the life and loves of Prince Charles as the future King of England lives out his 20s.

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Josh O’Connor Prince Charles

Prince Charles – Josh O’Connor

British talent Josh O’Connor fits the bill perfectly as our young Charles… before he became Grandpa Wales!

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Camilla

Camilla Shand

Before she was a royal, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall was known simply as Camilla Shand, and boy are we excited to see her adaptation in action in the new season.

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Emerald Fennell Camilla

Camilla Shand – Emerald Fennell

And that’s because actress Emerald Fennell looks set to pull off the character of Camilla perfectly on-screen!

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Princess Diana

Princess Diana

Princess Diana was in her late teens when she and Charles were first romantically linked, so her on-screen portrayal in The Crown season three is set to reflect her youthfulness.

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Emma Corrin Princess Diana

Princess Diana – Emma Corrin

Indeed British up-and-comer Emma Corrin is 23 and ready to make waves in her portrayal of the People’s Princess.

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Princess Anne

Princess Anne

Princess Anne was a princess bride in the 1973, so we’re definitely hoping to see some of the context and lead-up to her big day in the new season.

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Erin Doherty Princess Anne

Princess Anne – Erin Doherty

And we think Call the Midwife actress Erin Doherty will pull off Anne’s charming nature with ease!

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Queen Mother

The Queen Mother

The always-poised Queen Mother was previously portrayed by English actress Victoria Hamilton in season one and two of The Crown.

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Marion Bailey Queen Mother

The Queen Mother – Marion Bailey

But for seasons three and four, Marion Bailey is taking the reigns.

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