Balmoral Castle (interior)
Located near the University of Cambridge, Audley End House hosted the filming of the interior scenes that were supposed to take place in Balmoral Castle, the country residence of the British royal family. In the second episode of season 4, newly appointed Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (Gillian Anderson) meets Queen Elizabeth II (Olivia Colman) during a surprising hunting weekend.
A place with multiple functions
Surprisingly, Audley End House was not only used to “double” Balmoral. Peter Morgan, the showrunner of The Crown, also used this prestigious house for sequences set in Windsor Castle and Eton College. Audley End House is thus visible in flashbacks showing the childhood of Elizabeth II but also in scenes in the present, throughout the first four seasons of the series.
Olivia Colman has played a queen three times, namely in the series The Crown and the films The Favorite and Royal Weekend.
Audley End House and Gardens
A 17th century country house, Audley End House is considered one of the finest Jacobean houses in all of England.
Audley End House was built on the site of a Benedictine monastery. Frequented by students from the University of Cambridge, nearby, the house is also inhabited by Elizabeth I during her travels in the region. It is also famous for its gardens such as Capability Brown Park and its remarkable vegetable garden which has been completely restored to its Victorian appearance. The Straw Woman, and the series The Crown and Trust were filmed there.
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