Claire Foy Compares A Very British Scandal to The Crown

Claire Foy as a British noble making headlines within the Nineteen Sixties? No, we aren’t speaking about The Crown.

But we are able to perceive why you’d go there—and so does Foy. “There are some similarities,” she solely advised E! News about her new function in A Very British Scandal. “But there’s different issues in it that the Queen did not do, which had been fairly naughty.”

The Prime Video and BBC drama, which is a follow-up to 2018’s A Very English Scandal starring Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw, as soon as once more has Foy in interval garb, with a superbly posh accent and reliving some of the outstanding scandals in U.Ok. historical past. And whereas that sounds very related to Foy’s tackle Queen Elizabeth II in seasons one and two of The Crown, the actress says her new present has some saucy variations.

In the sequence, Foy portrays Margaret Campbell, Duchess of Argyll, a preferred Twentieth-century socialite whose divorce from Ian Campbell, eleventh Duke of Argyll turns into a headline-making occasion thanks to accusations of a number of affairs and a salacious {photograph} of Margaret sporting nothing however a string of pearls.

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