Netflix series The Crown is currently filming its fifth and sixth seasons in Mexborough, England. An unfortunate incident occurred on the set after a property was stolen by a thief.
Entertainment Weekly wrote, there were between 200 to 350 antiques that were used as property for The Crown to be stolen. Losses are estimated at IDR 2.9 billion for these items.
This theft was confirmed by a Netflix spokesperson on Thursday (24/2/2022) local time. Currently, efforts are being made to find these items.
Luckily the shooting process was not hampered by this theft. Netflix guarantees replacement for lost antiques.
In more detail about the items stolen by the thief, one of which is the Fabergé egg used for the Royal Coronation in 1897. In addition, there are also 12 sets of silver and gold candles, watch faces from William IV’s grandfather clock , a set of silver dressers, and crystal glasses. and gold plated bottles.
Alison Harvey, set decorator for The Crown said items that were lost were not necessarily in good condition. But all of them are historic assets for the British film industry.
The latest season of The Crown is returning to Netflix. Previously, actress Imelda Staunton was announced to replace Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II. In the photos released by Netflix, she is wearing a patterned blouse and pearl necklace.
“Here’s an early glimpse of our new Queen Elizabeth II, Imelda Staunton,” Netflix wrote alongside the photo.
Previously, Olivia Colman was queen throughout the series’ third and fourth seasons. For the first and second seasons of The Crown, there was actress Claire Foy who became Queen Elizabeth II when she was young.
Imelda Staunton said in a statement that since the beginning of The Crown, she’s been watching it.
“As an actress, it’s great to see how well Claire Foy and Olivia Colman brought something special and unique to Peter Morgan’s script,” she said.