“The Crown” Casts Its Prince Charles and Queen Mother for Season 3

Netflix’s royal drama has found its Prince Charles and Queen Mother. 

Season three of The Crown , set to return in 2019, has cast Josh O’Connor and Marion Bailey as Prince Charles and Queen Mother respectively.

O’Connor’s credits include God’s Own Country, Cinderella and Peaky Blinders. 

“I am thrilled to be joining the firm for the next installment of The Crown. Seasons 3 and 4 will follow some of the most turbulent events in the Prince of Wales’ life and our national story and I’m excited to be bringing to life this man in the midst of it all,” O’Connor said in a statement. “I’m very aware it’s a formidably talented family to be joining, but reliably informed I have the ears for the part and will fit right in.”

Bailey also released a statement following the announcement of her casting, taking over from Victoria Hamilton.

“Wonderful to be joining The Crown. It’s a brilliant show and we have a tough act to follow but what a gift to be playing the fascinating and greatly loved Queen Mother. Thrilled to be on board and working with such a top-notch team.”

The streaming giant also finally confirmed that Erin Doherty will play the part of Princess Anne.