Famous former ‘Doctor Who’ actor Matt Smith has been spotted in Sussex outside Gearooz HQ filming for a new Netflix series the “The Crown”.

Swapping the Tardis for Buckingham Palace, the actor is portraying Prince Phillip and joins a talented cast including Claire Foy who is playing Queen Elizabeth II.

Caught on camera at Shoreham Airport it seems crews were filming the ‘London airport’ scenes in which Queen Elizabeth landed from Kenya and learnt of the death of her father, King George IV.

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  Estimated to cost around £100 million the series is said to be Netflix’s most expensive series yet.  This biographical story centres around the reign of Queen Elizabeth II during post-war Britain and shows the romances and political plans that took place during her early reign.

"The Crown" is available on Netflix on November 4th. Watch the trailer below. 

 

 

 

 

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