Claire Foy is back as Queen Elizabeth in 'The Crown' to film scenes set in South Africa

2019-11-28 10:25
 
Claire Foy in 'The Crown.'


Cape Town – Claire Foy is set to pick up the crown once again.

The actress who played Queen Elizabeth in season one and two of the Netflix royal drama The Crown will reprise her role as the monarch in the fourth season.

Claire – who won an Emmy for the role – was replaced by Olivia Colman who plays the older Elizabeth in seasons three and four.

The 35-year-old was pictured on set filming a flashback scene recreating the Queen's 21st birthday speech recorded in 1947 during her tour of South Africa with her parents and sister, Princess Margaret.

In the pictures obtained by Buzzfeed News Claire is wearing a white dress with a string of pearls.

In her speech broadcast on the radio from Cape Town, the then-Princess Elizabeth dedicated her life to the service of the Commonwealth, reports the DailyMail.

"I declare before you all that my whole life whether it be long or short shall be devoted to your service and the service of our great imperial family to which we all belong", reads her speech.

Queen Elizabeth in 1947.

(1947: Princess Elizabeth makes a broadcast from the gardens of Government House in Cape Town, South Africa, on the occasion of her 21st birthday, 21st April 1947. In it, she pledged her service to the British Commonwealth and Empire. Photo by Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

READ MORE: The real moments in history behind 'The Crown' season three

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht. (Sources: Buzzfeed News, DailyMail, Royal UK)

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