When she was pictured canoodling on a beach, it was the first of a series of marriage scandals that would dog the Royal Family for two decades.
Now the affair between Princess Margaret and her toyboy lover Roddy Llewellyn has been recreated for the new series of The Crown.
Dressed in very Seventies style, Helena Bonham Carter, 52, in floral swimsuit, plays Margaret, with Harry Treadaway, 34, in unbuttoned shirt and headband as Llewellyn.
Looking close: Helena Bonham Carter, 52, in floral swimsuit, plays Margaret, and has her shoulders rubbed by Harry Treadaway, 34, in unbuttoned shirt and headband who plays Llewellyn
Intimate scene: The pair kiss as they reenact the eight-year long affair of Princess Margaret and Roddy Llewellyn
The scenes for the Netflix drama, shot in Algeciras, southern Spain, include the couple kissing, and Treadaway massaging Miss Bonham Carter’s shoulders.