Matt Smith spilled alllll the tea on what numerous members of the royal household considered his portrayal of Prince Philip within the early seasons of The Crown.
Talking on the Immediately present, Matt started by speaking about his first pre-Crown royal interplay with then-Prince Charles. “I met the now-King Charles; informed him that I believed he had fabulous footwear, which he informed me he had for 30 years,” he recalled.
His position as Prince Philip obtained him one obvious fan, nevertheless: Prince Harry. “I met Harry as soon as on the polo, which sounds a bit grand, nevertheless it wasn’t that grand,” Matt continued, explaining how Harry got here as much as him and shook his hand. “He walked as much as me and went, ‘Granddad.’”
Matt added, “He watched the present. I can’t declare to know if he watches it at present, however he watched a little bit of it then.”
As for the large cheese, he added, “I heard the Queen had watched it, and he or she used to look at it on a projector on a Sunday night time, apparently — and I do know Philip undoubtedly didn’t.”
The intel on Philip got here from a buddy who attended a dinner with the royal. “By the top of the meal, he was like, ‘Philip, I’ve to ask, have you ever watched The Crown?” Matt defined. “Apparently, he turned ‘spherical to him and went, ‘Do not be ridiculous.'”
You possibly can watch the complete interview right here.