Underneath, though, I was literally having a heart attack, being like, "Oh my God, I don't know what I'm doing," or "Oh my God, that's Olivia Colman. " But that was the correlation that I was like, "OK, cool, you just need to use this, Erin. " Because there is a part of you that's going to be losing your mind, but surely there was a bit of Anne that was like, "I have no idea what I'm doing, but I'm going to make sure everyone thinks that I've got this. " It's just a kind of fake-it-till-you-make-it thing.
Yeah, because I want to be able to look back and be like, "I lived in that moment. " I wasn't like, "Oh no, I'm afraid of what this person thinks, or I'm afraid of what this person thinks. " In a way, that's why I'm actually really grateful that this has come at this point in my life, because I feel in some way stable enough to just let it happen, rather than try and be like, "Oh no, I need to do this. " I feel like I'm grounded enough to keep my feet on the ground and just let it happen.
She was charismatic, warm, and, perhaps best of all, wearing a pair of Levi's with images of the Stranger Things cast on them. (She's a big fan of the sci-fi smash—a tidbit her onscreen father, Tobias Menzies, confirmed to me later. "I don't think anyone will need to [be reminded] of her name again," Peter Morgan, the creator and executive producer of The Crown, tells Glamour. "It's breathtaking what she does, and even more so when you realize that her own background is so dramatically different from Princess Anne's.
So, if you haven't already declared Doherty's Anne your favorite part about season three of The Crown, then you definitely will after reading about her journey from West Sussex to Buckingham Palace. "It's mental," she says. Indeed it is.
He's the slightly more emotional one, and she’s the most dutiful and stable. "I love that [Anne] doesn't really mind telling the truth," Doherty says. "I think she's fully aware that her opinion might not be the right opinion, but she's going to voice it anyway.
I'm going to do that. " I was like, "This might be one opportunity to play Princess Anne, and I'm going to play her as best I can.
Princess Anne has always been a bit of an enigma, even to avid royals followers. https://t.co/gFyz9YjZ4e— Glamour (@glamourmag) November 19, 2019