Olivia Colman, Claire Foy, and Anya Taylor-Joy bickered over who is the very best ‘queen’ on Netflix in a star-studded Zoom pantomime

  • Anya Taylor-Pleasure, Olivia Colman, and Claire Foy experienced a theatrical argument about which of them is the most effective “queen” on Netflix all through a BBC pantomime on Xmas Eve.
  • Foy and Colman each played Queen Elizabeth II on Netflix’s “The Crown,” while Taylor-Pleasure starred as Beth Harmon, the protagonist of 2020 chess smash strike “The Queen’s Gambit.”
  • “Hey Foy, get out of it, you can’t go all over having other people’s roles!” — Colman shouted as Foy started to introduce a segment intended for her all through the BBC retelling of Cinderella.
  • Actor Tom Hollander eventually stepped in, inquiring the two queens to calm down, stating that the evening was “not a level of competition to locate out who is the best queen on Netflix.”
  • “Arrive on, we all know who’d acquire that a person. Checkmate,” Taylor-Joy countered.

In the tale of the first Christmas the a few kings characteristic prominently, but who has ever listened to of 3 queens in the course of the festive time?

Very well that is specifically what happened on Xmas Eve 2020, when three actresses who have played diverse “queens” on Netflix faced off.

To rejoice Xmas in a coronavirus-protected way, the BBC commissioned a star-studded, Zoom-centered pantomime – a farcical British comedy enjoy – version of the basic fairytale, Cinderella.
The generation highlighted quite a few of the UK’s most popular actors, which include Olivia Colman, Anya Taylor-Pleasure, Claire Foy, Daniel Craig, David Walliams, David Tennant, and Helena Bonham-Carter.

Halfway through the hour-very long clearly show all was nevertheless nicely with awful pantomime jokes flowing, cringeworthy celeb banter, and countless numbers of lbs have been being elevated for charity.

Nevertheless, following a break to market the show’s charitable bring about, Claire Foy appeared on display screen to ask viewers to retain donating, and to restart the programme.


That is when things obtained heated.

“Thank you so considerably for your generosity and do preserve providing if you can,” Foy, who performed a younger Queen Elizabeth II in the first two sequence of Netflix’s hit “The Crown,” commenced.
“Meanwhile again in Fairyland, lousy Cinderella,” she continued, right before becoming abruptly reduce off by Colman, who was taking part in the important part of Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother.

“Hey Foy, get out of it, you cannot go around taking other people’s roles!” – she yelled, though theatrically tapping her wand on the display screen.

“Oh I see, but it was great when you took in excess of from me was it, ma’am?” – Foy retorted in faux outrage.

“Yeah, deal with it. I am the Fairy Godmother, and I am the Queen,” Colman said, referencing her role as Queen Elizabeth II in the most new two seasons of “The Crown.”

Olivia Colman, Claire Foy, and Anya Taylor-Joy bickered over who is the best 'queen' on Netflix in a star-studded Zoom pantomime
“And arrive on, we all know who’d earn that one. Checkmate.”Screenshot/BBC iPlayer

At this stage, Tom Hollander intervened, imploring his fellow actors to quiet down: “Girls, women, this is a charity pantomime, not a level of competition to uncover out who is the greatest queen on Netflix!”

As Hollander finished talking, Taylor-Pleasure – who shot to fame as the lead position in 2020 smash hit “The Queen’s Gambit” – unmuted herself and delivered the killer blow: “And arrive on, we all know who’d earn that just one. Checkmate.”

Taylor-Joy then winked at the camera, sealing the argument the moment-and-for all.