UK minister calls on Netflix to include disclaimer for ‘The Crown’


The UK’s Culture Secretary is calling on Netflix to put a disclaimer at the start of episodes of ‘The Crown’ telling viewers that the royal drama is “a work of fiction.”

According to CNN, Oliver Dowden argues that without a warning, younger viewers might “mistake fiction for fact.”

‘The Crown’ is one of Netflix’s flagship series, and has so far depicted the first four decades of Elizabeth II’s rule over the course of four seasons.
The current season portrays the early romance and eventual breakdown of Prince Charles’ marriage to Diana, Princess of Wales.

A handful of royal biographers and journalists have in the past criticized the show for deviating from the facts, however creator Peter Morgan has never claimed that it is completely accurate.