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Emma Corrin’s Princess Diana dons a swimsuit as she splashes in the pool

Emma Corrin’s Princess Diana dons a swimsuit as she splashes in the pool and chases her sons with water guns in stills from The Crown season four

  • Stills from the upcoming series of The Crown showed the lighter side of Diana
  • Season four will depict difficult marriage to Prince Charles and bulimia battle
  • But new images show her as a doting mother to sons Prince William and Harry
  • In a scene from the late eighties Diana plays in the pool with her two young sons
  • The family were spending time at their Gloucestershire family home, Highgrove

Emma Corrin showed the lighter side to Princess Diana in new stills from the upcoming series of The Crown as she played with her two young sons in the pool.

While much of season four will depict her difficult marriage to Prince Charles as well as her bulimia battle, her role as a dedicated mother with also be portrayed.

In images from the upcoming series Emma splashes around in a pool with her sons Prince William and Prince Harry [Lucas Barber Grant, nine, and Arran Tinker, six].

Family life: Emma Corrin showed the lighter side to Princess Diana in new stills from the upcoming series of The Crown as she played with her two young sons in the poo

The princess dashes around the garden of their Gloucestershire home, Highgrove, wearing a green and black swimsuit as she chases her boys with a water gun.

The scene is reflective of the family during the late eighties after they had welcomed both of their sons. 

In the Crown Prince Charles [Josh O’Connor] will watch from the sidelines, however in the official snaps Charles was far more involved in the family day and joined them in the pool.

Emma, 24, said: ‘There were quite a few intense scenes between myself and Josh throughout this season, so to be able to portray Diana as a mother, and the family in happy times, was wonderful.’

Loving: While much of season four will depict her difficult marriage to Prince Charles as well as her bulimia, her role as a dedicated mother with also be portrayed

Loving: While much of season four will depict her difficult marriage to Prince Charles as well as her bulimia, her role as a dedicated mother with also be portrayed

Sweet: In images from the upcoming series Emma splashes around in a pool with her sons Prince William and Prince Harry [Lucas Barber Grant, nine, and Arran Tinker, six]

Sweet: In images from the upcoming series Emma splashes around in a pool with her sons Prince William and Prince Harry [Lucas Barber Grant, nine, and Arran Tinker, six]

Sidelined: In the Crown Prince Charles will watch from the sidelines, however in the official snaps Charles was far more involved in the family day and joined them in the pool

Sidelined: In the Crown Prince Charles will watch from the sidelines, however in the official snaps Charles was far more involved in the family day and joined them in the pool

‘It was so much fun filming the scenes with our brilliant William and Harry.’

‘We see on the Australian tour how dedicated Diana is as a mother when she refuses to leave baby William behind.’

Emma appeared every inch the fresh-faced young mother as she played with her sons in the gardens of their country home.

She jumped into the outdoor swimming pool with her swim short-wearing sons and chased them around during a water gun fight. 

Emma, 24, said: 'There were quite a few intense scenes between myself and Josh throughout this season, so to be able to portray Diana as a mother, and the family in happy times, was wonderful'

Emma, 24, said: ‘There were quite a few intense scenes between myself and Josh throughout this season, so to be able to portray Diana as a mother, and the family in happy times, was wonderful’

Doting mother: The princess dashes around the garden of their Gloucestershire home, Highgrove, wearing a green and black swimsuit as she chases her boys with a water gun.

Doting mother: The princess dashes around the garden of their Gloucestershire home, Highgrove, wearing a green and black swimsuit as she chases her boys with a water gun.

Playtime: Emma appeared every inch the fresh-faced young mother as she played with her sons in the gardens of their country home

Playtime: Emma appeared every inch the fresh-faced young mother as she played with her sons in the gardens of their country home

Emma’s character appeared delighted as she spent time with her young children, while Josh wore blue short-sleeved shirt and chinos as he sat and observed.

Director, Jessica Hobbs said: ‘It was a real joy to work with Emma, Josh and the two young boys playing Prince William and Harry to film the family scenes in season 4. 

‘The boys were brilliant and particularly delighted to be in the pool scenes. Emma held her own with these two enthusiastic young charges even in a water fight! 

‘The boys loved Josh and it was a great credit to both he and Emma that they encouraged such spontaneity and natural performances from these two very young actors.’

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