First look at Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret on The Crown

Laura Hannam
Reporter

Netflix has just released the first images of Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret and Ben Daniels as Antony Armstrong-Jones in series three of The Crown.

Helena Bonham Carter

This comes just days after Netflix released their first look at Olivia Colman as The Queen.

Helena will be replacing Vanessa Kirby, who played Princess Margaret for the first two seasons.

First look at Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret in The Crown

Back in May Helena said she was ‘terrified’ of her upcoming role, stating via The Crown’s official Twitter:

“I’m not sure which I’m more terrified about – doing justice to the real Princess Margaret or following in the shoes of Vanessa Kirby’s Princess Margaret. The only thing I can guarantee is that I’ll be shorter.”

Vanessa Kirby wrote she was ‘honoured’ on her official Instagram account that Helena is taking over her role on the hit Netflix series.


Ben Daniels will replace Matthew Goode, who played Princess Margaret’s photographer husband Antony Armstrong-Jones (also known as Lord Snowdon) in the second series. Ben said of joining The Crown cast:

“After being glued to the first two seasons of The Crown I am beyond thrilled to be joining the cast of this incredible piece of television. Snowdon was such a dynamic and complex man, I’m really looking forward to playing him.”

Netflix first look at Ben Daniels as Antony Armstrong-Jones in series 3 of The Crown.

When is series 3 of The Crown on Netflix?

Netflix first look at Olivia Colman as The Queen

Netflix has yet to confirm the release date of series three of The Crown. However, according to some reports, it won’t be until early 2019.

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