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Sun 22nd October, 2017
 

Claire Foy thanks The Queen after winning Golden Globe

Star of Netflix’s drama The Crown, Claire Foy thanked a number of ‘extraordinary women’ – including The Queen – as she accepted a Golden Globe award on Sunday night.

Foy, who plays Elizabeth II in the series, won Best Actress for the role at the ceremony in Beverly Hills, alongside some of TVs biggest names.

She said: “When you play a real-life person it’s tricky, and you reply very much on the people around you. So I’m going to dedicate this to all the people around me.” Foy thanked the directors and the show’s creator Peter Morgan.

“I really, really, really wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for some extraordinary women, and I’m going to thank them,” the actress continued. “One of them is Queen Elizabeth II. She has been at the centre of the world for the past 63 years, and I think the world could do with a few more women at the centre of it, if you ask me.”

Claire then went on to praise her daughter: “And finally, another extraordinary woman in the making, my girl. I love you, you’re the future, and oh, you’re just brilliant.”

The Crown also did well, taking the globe for ‘Best TV Series – Drama’, beating Game of Thrones.

and its star Claire Foy won Golden Globes at the star-studded ceremony in Beverly hills on Sunday night, as she paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth, saying: ‘I think the world could do with a few more women at the center of it, if you ask me.

‘When you play a real life person, it’s tricky. And you rely very much on the people around you. So I’m going to dedicate this to all those people around me.’

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Victoria has a passion for British history and Constitutional Monarchy, hence her reasons for founding The Crown Chronicles. Her specialism is the Early Modern era, with particular emphasis on the Tudor and Stuart dynasties. She is also a keen reader (usually something historical), baker and shopper. Her motto is to have a full bookcase, but a fuller wardrobe. Miss Howard also works closely with the British Monarchist Foundation as their Press Secretary and Spokesman.

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