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The Crown's fourth season has begun production, with actors Josh O’Connor and Emma Corrin seen playing Charles and Diana for the first time.

Spotted on location in Almeria, Spain over the weekend, the stars recreated the royal couple's 1983 visit to Australia - which was their first with baby Prince William.

Filming began on Friday and continued during the weekend.

In production: The Crown's fourth season has begun filming, with actors Josh O’Connor and Emma Corrin seen playing Charles and Diana for the first time

In production: The Crown's fourth season has begun filming, with actors Josh O’Connor and Emma Corrin seen playing Charles and Diana for the first time

Meanwhile Olivia Colman has revealed the rigorous preparations she underwent to perfect her new regal role in a dazzling new feature with Harper's Bazaar UK.

The Oscar-winner, 45,  stunned in a regal-inspired shoot, as she admitted that one of the drama's directors had to 'teach her how to walk' to nail the role of the monarch.   

The star, who has taken over the role from Claire Foy, said: 'I don't really enjoy research. But for this, I have to accept it. I can't just sit like me, I have to sit like her, and look like pictures of her.

'They have been teaching me how to walk – I'm really terrible at that, I have no physical awareness. I walk a bit like a farmer, one of the directors said.' 

Royal tour: The stars recreated the royal couple's 1983 visit to Australia - which was their first with baby Prince William

Royal tour: The stars recreated the royal couple's 1983 visit to Australia - which was their first with baby Prince William

Art imitating life: The actors portayed the royals while on location in Spain

Art imitating life: The scenes are in fact set in Australia

Art imitating life: The actors portayed the royals while on location in Spain [L, on Friday] but the scenes are in fact set in Australia [R, in 1983, at Ayers Rock]

On mastering the Queen's accent, she said:'I thought that general "posh" would do it, but apparently not. Really unusual vowel sounds. If you're saying "yes", you say "ears". It's fun to do, isn't it? Very hard to stop. Ears.'

On being paid as much as her co-star Tobias Menzies, who takes over the role of Prince Philip from Matt Smith, she said: 'I bloody well hope so! It's not called Philip, it's called The Crown!'

Acclaimed: The Oscar-winner, 45, stunned in a regal-inspired shoot, as she admitted that one of the drama's directors had to 'teach her how to walk' to nail the role of the monarch

Acclaimed: The Oscar-winner, 45, stunned in a regal-inspired shoot, as she admitted that one of the drama's directors had to 'teach her how to walk' to nail the role of the monarch

The Hot Fuzz actress has seen her star dramatically rise this year thanks to her Oscar-winning role as Queen Anne in The Favourite.

Olivia admitted that she never expected to win, and that her Academy Award takes pride of place in her home.           

She said: 'I can't

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