NETFLIX regal drama The Crown has wrapped shooting this week, finishing in a Sussex seaside town.

The show was spotted filming for its fifth season on the seafront and Queens Hotel in Eastbourne.

Large film crews were pictured by Sussex Film Office as they shot scenes on location this week.

The hit period drama has now wrapped filming of the latest season, marking the end of production for season five.

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Season four ended with Christmas in 1990, and the new season is said to further explore the relationship between Prince Charles and Princess Diana.

The Facebook page for Sussex Film Office created a post of behind the scenes photos from the shoots.

The post said: "It was great to be back working with location manager Michelle Pianca and the team at Elstree Studios having already worked with them on season three.

"As always our team at Eastbourne Borough Council, the parking team and Highways were a pleasure to work with, enabling the planning of the production to run smoothly right up to the shoot days."

The fourth instalment of the award-winning show saw the arrival of Diana, Princess of Wales, played by Emma Corrin, and Margaret Thatcher, played by Gillian Anderson.

In January 2020, Imelda Staunton was announced as succeeding Olivia Colman as the Queen in the fifth season

The fifth and sixth seasons, which will close the series, will cover the Queen's reign into the 21st century.

The penultimate season is set to air on the streaming platform in November 2022.

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