The Crown: Princess Diana actor Emma Corrin recalls awkward trip to theatre with co-star

British star shared funny story on ‘The Graham Norton Show’

Jacob Stolworthy
Saturday 07 November 2020 08:38
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Emma Corrin, who plays Princess Diana in The Crown, has revealed she had an awkward trip to the theatre with her co-star Helena Bonham Carter.

The British actor appeared on The Graham Norton Show on Friday (6 November) alongside Josh O'Connor, who plays Prince Charles in the hit Netflix drama.

Corrin said that, while attending a matinee performance, Princess Margaret actor Bonham Carter was approached by many fans – but Corrin failed to be recognised by a single person.

"I went to the theatre with Helena Bonham Carter and so many people came up to her and tapped her on the shoulder to say how much they loved her work," she said, adding: "And of course nobody knew who I was."

Corrin then revealed an embarrassing encounter she had at another theatre later that day.

"I then went to the theatre that evening with a friend and a person tapped me on the shoulder. I thought, ‘Oh my God, this is my moment.'

"But she had only come over to tell me I had a label coming out of my jumper. It was so bad!"

The pair appeared on a socially distanced taping of the BBC chat show that also saw Nicole Kidman participate via video chat to discuss her role in The Undoing

Kylie Minogue and Strictly contestant Nicola Adams also appeared.

The Crown season four will be available to stream on Netflix from 15 November.

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