Connecting The Crown (Netflix) to Victoria (PBS)

 

Please Note: The charts that I have created for the blog section of my website — such as the ones shown below — are not available for purchase as posters. This is because they include copyrighted images used under the doctrine of fair use. They are shown here for editorial and educational purposes only. I do, however, have other posters available.

 

Jan. 17, 2017 By Matt Baker

So, I watched the TV show The Crown on Netflix recently and couldn’t help but make a chart. I think the casting directors and costuming people did a pretty good job at matching the actors to the historical characters:

 

I had such a fun time making the above chart that when I discovered that there was also a new show called Victoria (originally on ITV in Britain and now on PBS Masterpiece in North America), I thought I’d make one for that too:

 

Of course, being someone who loves making charts, I couldn’t stop there. Since the two time periods covered in the two shows are fairly close in history, I combined the two family trees into one big chart. It only required one additional link (King Edward VII). And perhaps the most interesting thing about the final chart is that one actor is on there twice! Alex Jennings plays both King Leopold I on Victoria and the former King Edward VIII on The Crown:

Please Note: The charts that I have created for the blog section of my website — such as the ones shown above — are not available for purchase as posters. This is because they include copyrighted images used under the doctrine of fair use. They are shown here for editorial and educational purposes only.

 

I do, however, have other wallcharts available, such as these ones: