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JohnLithgow  My lucky Churchill coin!  It worked!


I want to thank so many of the actors in ‘The Crown’, there’s so many great actors, I can’t possibly rattle them off in thank you speeches.So – Matt Smith, Vanessa Kirby, Alex Jennings, Dame Eileen Atkins, Dame Harriet Walter – it goes on and on and on. A wonderful character man named Clive Francis, who played the Duke of Norfolk.In fact, he gave me a little Winston Churchill memorial coin to wear in my pocket tonight. So Clive - thank you!” - John Lithgow, 69TH Emmys Thank you Cam

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Netflix has announced the premiere date for its drama The Crown. All episodes will be available for streaming starting November 4, 2016

The Crown stars Claire Foy as Elizabeth and Matt Smitt as Phillip, with John Lithgow, Eileen Atkins, Alex Jennings, Jeremy Northam, Harriet Walter, Clive Francis, and many more. It was created by Peter Morgan (The Queen, Frost/Nixon, and the play The Audience). 

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“I’m sorry, but we’re just going to be stuck in 70s TV being related to each other forever…” 

Norma Streader with Clive Francis (as brother and sister-in-law) in Enemy at the Door and as brother and sister Francis and Verity Poldark in Poldark.