Do not assume, as I did, that this show is made for “royal watchers” clicking through slide shows of Kate Middleton’s most stylish maternity outfits on the is simply great television—an epic, visually stunning, masterfully written family saga.
Philip, Elizabeth’s husband and “consort,” was born on the Greek island of Corfu. But Smith sees him as “an alien in the royal house.” Philip isn’t exactly a civilian—he was born to the Greek and Danish monarchies—but because he is unfamiliar with the peculiar customs, the outrageous luxury, the scrutiny, and, believe it or not, the sacrifices that govern his life at Buckingham Palace, Philip is somebody the audience can relate to, even sympathize with.
Lily denied they were exclusive, though, saying they just had the same circle of friends.Next up, Smith, now thirty-five, is starring in an independent film about the photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.“Who knew I’d find pictures of penises totally and utterly compelling? (This might be a good place to mention that he’s currently dating his costar, Lily James.) Mapplethorpe proved an unexpectedly challenging subject.They're perpetuated by what we see and the image we give out.That's why social media frightens me, because it's this constant putting out of the best version of yourself." Lily's figure became a source of much discussion around the time she starred in the Sir Kenneth Branagh-directed remake of 'Cinderella' in 2015.She shared: "We all have our insecurities and things we struggle with - we're all human.