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Charles and Diana's Real-Life Australia Tour Pics Say So Much About Their Marriage

By Mehera Bonner of Good Housekeeping | Slide 1 of 26: Hello to you, fellow person who is watching The Crown Season 4 and suddenly needs to know every. single. possible. thing. about the royal family—starting with Prince Charles and Princess Diana's relationship. While the royals are reportedly worried fans will won't realize Diana and Charles' drama is fictionalized, the fact remains that most of the show is based in, uh, well, fact. Including Charles and Diana's royal tour of Australia in 1983—which The Crown depicts as a real turning point in their relationship.According to the show, Charles and Di started the trip with a ton of tension and ended up low-key falling in love—or at least, enjoying the time they spent together with their son, Prince William. And judging from real-life photos from the trip, there's an element of truth to this! Diana and Charles look delighted during their iconic dance, and seem to be genuinely happy in many of the press and pap pictures taken. Of course, no one really knows what went on behind-the-scenes (read: did Charles and Diana have some big convo about their relationship??), but judging from these photos, the vibes were nothing short of good, not to mention extremely chic.

Hello to you, fellow person who is watching The Crown Season 4 and suddenly needs to know every. single. possible. thing. about the royal family—starting with Prince Charles and Princess Diana's relationship. While the royals are reportedly worried fans will won't realize Diana and Charles' drama is fictionalized, the fact remains that most of the show is based in, uh, well, fact. Including Charles and Diana's royal tour of Australia in 1983—which The Crown depicts as a real turning point in their relationship.

According to the show, Charles and Di started the trip with a ton of tension and ended up low-key falling in love—or at least, enjoying the time they spent together with their son, Prince William. And judging from real-life photos from the trip, there's an element of truth to this! Diana and Charles look delighted during their iconic dance, and seem to be genuinely happy in many of the press and pap pictures taken. Of course, no one really knows what went on behind-the-scenes (read: did Charles and Diana have some big convo about their relationship??), but judging from these photos, the vibes were nothing short of good, not to mention extremely chic.

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