Their chemistry on The Crown captivated millions. From tender looks to stony silences, viewers agreed that, as the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, Claire Foy and Matt Smith were a convincing couple. Off screen, too, the pair have at times seemed closer than mere acting pals. Whether nuzzling into his shoulder or play-fighting over dinner a deux, these pictures show the pair enjoy a bond that goes deeper than their professional work. Tender kiss: Claire as Elizabeth and Matt as Philip in the first series of The Crown that aired in 2016 In 2017, she greeted him at LA airport with hugs, while over drinks in London that April they held hands. More recently, they acted together again, as another married couple, in the play Lungs. Little wonder that following news this week of the split between Matt and his girlfriend of the past five years, Lily James, many are wondering if life — and in this case, love — is imitating art? Lily James, famous as Lady Rose in Downton Abbey, and Matt Smith, the youngest Doctor Who, began dating in 2014 and moved in together in North London last year. Matt and Claire at the 2017 Screen Actors… Read full this story
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A royally revealing photo album: Matt Smith and Claire Foy made a VERY convincing Queen and Prince Philip in The Crown. Now, as rumours swirl of an off-screen romance, is life imitating art? have 226 words, post on www.dailymail.co.uk at December 6, 2019. This is cached page on Europe Breaking News. If you want remove this page, please contact us.