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Olivia Colman as The Queen in series three of The Crown
Royal TV drama The Crown has failed to make Netflix UK's top 10 list of its most popular releases of 2019.The streaming giant's top 10 includes Martin Scorsese film The Irishman, Stranger Things 3 and After Life.The top spot went to Netflix's documentary about the disappearance of three-year-old Madeleine McCann in 2007.But series three of The Crown did not make the list, despite being nominated for a raft of Golden Globe awards.
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Peter Morgan's third season will be up for best television drama series at next week's coveted Hollywood awards ceremony, while Olivia Colman and Tobias Menzies - who have taken over as the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh - are up for best actress and actor respectively.
Helena Bonham Carter rounds off the show's nominations with a nod in the best supporting actress category for playing Princess Margaret.Netflix's top 10 most popular releases of 2019 in the UK
The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann
6 Underground
Murder Mystery
The Witcher
The Irishman
After Life
Stranger Things 3
Our Planet
Sex Education
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The list is thought to be based on the number of UK accounts that have watched at least two minutes of a title during its first 28 days on release this year. Netflix does not usually release exact numbers.But in July, the streamer did release the figures for the third instalment of Stranger Things after it broke the service's record, with more than 40 million households around the world watching the show in its first four days.Ricky Gervais's latest effort After Life appeared to have had more enduring appeal in the UK, listed as the second most popular series release this year behind US fantasy show The Witcher.
Ricky Gervais and the cast of After Life
Responding to the news, Gervais wrote on Twitter that he "still can't quite believe" his show, about the emotional journey of a grieving husband and journalist, beat the latest edition of Millie Bobby Brown and co's slick sci-fi horror series and US psychological thriller show You.
Netflix UK reveals top 10 shows of 2019 - but The Crown misses out


Netflix's top 10 most popular series releases of 2019 in the UK
The Witcher
After Life
Stranger Things
Sex Education
The Umbrella Academy
Top Boy
Black Mirror
Dirty John
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