The Crown's fourth season on Netflix is about the royal family. But it is also about another woman in politics, Margaret Thatcher, the first female prime minister of Britain. Award-winning actor Gillian Anderson portrays the late British leader in the new season. Anderson talks about the pressures and the experience of entering the acclaimed period drama, even though viewers applaud her performance.
"When asked about how many of Thatcher's viewers will be able to see in The Crown's new season, Gillian said the series would highlight her role in various important national events and also scatter some light on the kind of relationship she shared with Queen Elizabeth II. She said, "We see Margaret win the election in episode one, and we see her leave office in episode ten. In between, through numerous historical incidents, including the cabinet reshuffle, the Falklands War and the sanctions on South Africa, the series observes her relationship with the Queen.
She had quite a time playing Margaret Thatcher, Gillian Anderson said, and the experience was "extraordinary." "It's just an adult experience all around." It seems more like a movie set than a TV show. There is a profound reverence for the job on stage, which is surprisingly not a given in the industry. The cast gets along very well, notoriously, and it feels very much like a kind of home. I already miss it,' said the actor from The Crown.
"The similarities that Thatcher bore with Queen Elizabeth II have been stated by those who have already seen the show. In answer to the same, Anderson said They have many similarities, they are the same age, have strong faith, and are heads of state at the same time. But where the Queen leans back, Thatcher leans in; Thatcher makes her thoughts very clear where the Queen remains mum; Thatcher takes action where the Queen does nothing.
Gillian Anderson reported that she "watched almost everything there was to watch for her to prepare for her part." Every documentary and a lot of conversations. Read a few books that contain a decent chunk of the biographies of Charles Moore. The Crown has an outstanding research team, and they'll get a hold of it for you if you want more.