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U.K. government minister asks ‘The Crown’ to add disclaimer
Will The Crown give into pressure, and insert a disclaimer at the start of every episode about it being a work of fiction? The British government has now intervened and suggested it do precisely that. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden told The Mail on Sunday: “It’s a beautifully produced work of fiction, so as with other TV productions, Netflix should be very clear at the beginning it is just that. Without this, I fear a generation of viewers who did not live through these events may mistake fiction for fact.”