‘The Crown’ return date confirmed: When is Season 5 on Netflix?

Netflix has announced when the next season of The Crown will arrive!

The award-winning period drama series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom began filming new episodes earlier this summer.

Following last year’s acclaimed fourth seasonThe Crown will once again introduce a brand new cast when it returns with Season 5.

Imelda Staunton (CranfordHarry Potter) is taking over from Olivia Colman as the Queen.

Staunton is joined in Season 5 by Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes) as Prince Phillip, and Lesley Manville (World on Fire) as Princess Margaret.

Elizabeth Debicki (The Night Manager) is playing Princess Diana, alongside Dominic West (The Pursuit of Loveas the new Prince Charles.

Elementary star Jonny Lee Miller will play the show’s latest Prime Minister, Sir John Major, with Khalid Abdalla (Hanna) recently cast as Dodi Fayed.

As part of the streaming service’s global fan event Tadum at the weekend, Netflix released a video message featuring Imelda Staunton on the set of The Crown.

Watch the announcement:


She reveals that Season 5 will premiere on Netflix in November 2022.

The 10 new episodes will cover what is seen as the Royals’ most difficult decade in living memory, including a number of marital splits and scandals, the fire at Windsor Castle, and Princess Diana’s death in 1997.

The final season of The Crown will then follow towards the end of 2023, taking the Royals’ story up to the mid-2000s.

Josh O’Connor and Olivia Colman, who played Charles and the Queen in the show’s third and fourth seasons, are reuniting on screen next month in new 1920s drama Mothering Sunday.

The Crown is available on DVD on Amazon.