“The Crown,” Netflix’s comprehensive drama about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. From the 1940s (to date) early 1990s, was named Best Drama TV Series at the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards.
‘The Crown’ wins the Golden Globe for Best Drama TV Series
The conference call on their award acceptance was showrunner Peter Morgan, who thanked the cast and crew as the camera cut off on leads and co-stars Gillian Anderson and Olivia Coleman. “The Crown” won a Golden Globe in the same category in 2017.
“The Crown” was nominated alongside “Lovecraft Country” from HBO Max, “The Mandalorian” from Disney Plus, and “Ozark” and “Ratched” from Netflix.
The show’s other wins and nominations for the night included Josh O’Connor’s appearance as Prince Charles, for whom he won Best Actor in a TV Drama Series, and Emma Corrin’s appearance as Princess Diana, for which she was best actress in one The film won recognition from drama television series.
Corrin was in the running for the Golden Globe with her castmate Olivia Coleman, who received the nod for her performance as queen. Gillian Anderson’s portrayal of Margaret Thatcher received an award for best performance by a supporting actress in a series, limited series, or film for television. Helena Bonham Carter’s delivery of Princess Margaret was to receive the same award. She was nominated for the same role and in the same category last year.
Emma Corrin instantly received her first major awards, winning the drama series actress statue at the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards for her portrayal of Princess Diana on Netflix’s “The Crown.”
O’Connor is also nominated for a Golden Globe for best actor in a TV drama series for his appearance on “The Crown”.
Corrin was nominated alongside her co-star “The Crown” (and the reigning category winner) Olivia Colman and Jodie Comer from “Killing Eve”, Laura Linney from “Ozark” and Sarah Paulson from “Ratched”.
The historic series from Sony-sponsored Left Bank Pictures has proven popular with critics and audiences. Right now, the average approval rate is 91% and viewers are 89%. Claire Foy played Queen Elizabeth II for the first two seasons and received both a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award. “The Crown” ends after season five, with Imelda Staunton playing the British monarch and bringing the show into the 2000s.
Corrin attended the fourth season of the Royal Family-Era streaming play to capture Diana in her early teenage years. She met and was courted by Prince Charles (Josh O’Connor) when she transitioned to the People’s Princess and entered their rocky marriage.
Corrin beamed when she accepted the award and said, “Thank you, thank you very much. Thank you to the HFPA for this incredible honor. What!” Corrin’s thank you list included her co-star O’Connor, whom she called “Prince Charming”. “Thanks to my Prince Charming, Josh [O’Connor], I couldn’t have done this without you,” Corrin said. “Thank you for making every day a great pleasure by my side.”
Corrin also paid tribute to Diana during her acceptance speech, describing the impact she has had on her life and career.
“And above all, thanks to Diana,” said Corrin. “You have taught me compassion and empathy that I cannot imagine. On behalf of all who remember you so lovingly and passionately in our hearts, thank you. “