The Crown Series 5: First Look as James Murray transforms into Prince Andrew

James Murray was seen in the character Prince Andrew for the first time.

The Cutting It star, 46, has replaced Tom Byrne the QueenThe second son of the fifth series of The Crown, which will cover the events of Royal family in the nineties.

James donned a gray suit and brown wig to transform into royalty, alongside co-star Claudia Harrison. Princess Anne, as they were photographed in Surrey on Wednesday.

The Crown series 5: James Murray turns Prince Andrew as he filmed memorial scenes alongside Princess Anne, new actress Claudia Harrison

The pair are believed to be filming commemorative scenes, suggesting that the show would break away from the official royal schedule with ornate scenes as in previous episodes.

Claudia took the role from Erin Doherty, who played the Queen’s only daughter in the previous two seasons of The Crown.

She wore a blue skirt suit for the viewer, with a brunette wig wrapped in Anne’s signature Beehive style.

Two of a Kind: Cut It star James, 46, replaces Tom Byrne as the Queen's second son

Two of a Kind: Prince Andrew pictured in 2000

Two of a Kind: Cut It star James, 46, replaces Tom Byrne as the Queen’s second son (Pictured right: Prince Andrew in 2000)

Double vision: Claudia took over the role from Erin Doherty, who played the Queen's only daughter in the previous two seasons of The Crown.

Double vision: Princess Anne was photographed in 1999

Double vision: Claudia took over the role from Erin Doherty, who played the Queen’s only daughter in the previous two seasons of The Crown (pictured right, Princess Anne in 1999)

News of James being cast as Prince Andrew was revealed last month.

James’ previous endeavors include his portrayal of Stephen Hart on ITV’s Primeval, playing Liam Carney on BBC One’s fourth season of Cut It and serving as a DCI lead on the impromptu show All-Suspects.

Actor Manconian, who is married to actress Sarah Parish, is also currently filming Masters of Air – an Apple TV series produced by Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks.

Dapper: James donned a gray suit and brown wig to transform into royalty alongside co-star Claudia Harrison, who plays Princess Anne, as pictured in Surrey on Wednesday

Dapper: James donned a gray suit and brown wig to transform into royalty alongside co-star Claudia Harrison, who plays Princess Anne, as pictured in Surrey on Wednesday

Blue-tiful: Claudia wore a blue skirt suit for the scenes, with a brunette wig wrapped in Anne's beehive style.

Blue-tiful: Claudia wore a blue skirt suit for the scenes, with a brunette wig wrapped in Anne’s beehive style.

Someone worth watching: The pair are believed to be filming commemorative scenes, which suggests that the show will break away from the official royal schedule with ornate scenes as in previous episodes.

Someone Worth Watching: The pair are believed to be filming commemorative scenes, which suggests that the show will break away from the official royal schedule with ornate scenes as in previous episodes.

A new face: The news of James being named Prince Andrew was revealed last month.  He is best known for his roles in Primeval, Cut It and The Suspects

NEW FACE: News of James being cast as Prince Andrew was revealed last month. He is best known for his roles in Primeval, Cut It and The Suspects

The fifth series of Crown will see Imelda Staunton take over the role of the Queen from Olivia Colman, while Leslie Manville is set to play her sister, Princess Margaret, replacing Helena Bonham Carter.

Jonathan Price, 73, will take on the role of Prince Philip in seasons that feature the royal family navigating the 1990s and early 2000s.

Elizabeth Debicki will take on the coveted role of Princess Diana from Emma Corinne, while Dominic West will play Prince Charles.

HRH: The first photo of Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II was revealed last week

Speculation: There are many poignant moments to use, including the Queen's speech on the 40th anniversary of her accession to the throne in 1992, in which she described the year as

HRH: The first image of Imelda Staunton as Queen Elizabeth II was revealed earlier this month

congratulations!  Leslie Manville has been cast as Princess Margaret in The Crown

Pictured: Princess Margaret at a formal royal engagement in 1966

congratulations! Leslie Manville was cast as Princess Margaret (in 1966) for the fifth and sixth seasons of The Crown

New role: Actor Jonathan Pryce, 73, said he's

Royals: Prince Philip played Matt Smith and Tobias Menzies in the previous series of The Crown (pictured the late King in 2020)

New role: Actor Jonathan Price, 73, said he is “confident” to take on the “scary” role of Prince Philip in the last two seasons of The Crown.

Choice: Elizabeth Debicki was announced as Princess Diana last August

Synopsis: The fifth and sixth series of the Crown series will include Diana's death in 1997

Casting Choice: Elizabeth Debicki was announced as Princess Diana last August, and fans of the Netflix show were delighted to hear that the Australian actress will take on the role.

Leading Man: Dominic West will play Prince Charles

Prince Charles was photographed in 1996

Leading man: Dominic West will take on the role of Prince Charles (in 1996), just as his marriage to Diana came to a turbulent end. The actor’s first look at the character was released earlier this month (left)

The last two series from The Crown will cover the history of the royal family through the 1990s and into 2003, but it is not yet known which moments will be seen.

There are many poignant moments to tap into, including the Queen’s speech on the 40th anniversary of her accession to the throne in 1992, in which she described the year as a “terrifying year”.

She was referring to the breakdown of three of her child marriages; Prince Andrew, Princess Anne and Prince Charles divorce Princess Diana.

Key historical moments related to the royal family between 1999 and 2003

1999: The Queen’s son Prince Edward and Sophie Wessex married: The wedding ceremony was held at St George’s Chapel in Windsor.

2000: The Queen celebrates the Millennium: Millennium celebrations are held all over the UK. The Millennium Dome Hotel in London was officially opened by Her Majesty the Queen on January 1.

2001: Queen Elizabeth responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks: A week after the tragedy, she wrote to the British ambassador in Washington, Sir Christopher Mayer, to offer her condolences.

She wrote: “Every one of us has been shocked and numbed by what we have seen in these last days.

At your service today, we think especially of the British victims. These are dark and horrific times for the families and friends of those who are missing or who have suffered from attack – many of you are here today.

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all now and in the difficult days ahead.”

On September 13, the Queen ordered the Changing of the Guard ceremony to be halted by a two-minute silence, followed by the playing of the US national anthem.

2002: The Queen’s Golden Jubilee: The achievement was celebrated by the Queen on February 6 and it was an international event to mark the 50th anniversary of her accession to the throne.

On June 4, an estimated one million people headed to central London to line the Mall on the last day of official festivities.

Queen guitarist Brian May played God Save The Queen on the roof of Buckingham Palace in her honor.

2002: The Queen’s Dinner at 10 Downing Street With the five former district chiefs who served under her. She met with Tony Blair, John Major, Margaret Thatcher, James Callahan and Edward Heath.

2002: Princess Margaret’s death: The Queen’s younger sister has died of a stroke at the age of 71. The couple’s relationship was in turmoil after the Queen said she could not marry her beloved Peter Townsend.

2002: The Queen Mother dies: She died at the age of 101 at the Royal Lodge of Windsor.

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