“The queen’s way of doing things, her stoic approach, not showing much emotion—that worked for the 70 years of her reign,” Carpenter kept in mind. “And England, for many of those years, was a different place.”
Nowadays, nevertheless, individuals are utilized to ideal complete strangers spilling their guts online. And while nobody is asking the royal household for a 24/ 7 live feed (well, maybe somebody has actually asked, however it isn’t commonly required), the general public likes it when the façade fractures.
“There’s something to be said about this infallible nature, this keeping calm and carrying on,” Carpenter kept in mind. “There’s a lot of respect around that. But I think showing that they’re human, that they go through the same things that we go through—a lot of people have softened toward King Charles, but also to the royal family in general. They’re just like us—they just don’t talk about it in the same way that we might.”
And that opts for the side of the household that has actually made a historical practice of neither verifying nor rejecting and the side that composes books and makes Netflix documentaries.