A former pupil has condemned The Crown for its “untrue and inaccurate” storyline about Prince Charles’ schooldays, saying the on-screen version of Gordonstoun does not “remotely resemble” the reality. Its nickname of “Colditz in kilts” was hardly flattering. Its portrayal in Netflix drama The Crown even worse. Hugh Lamont, a retired civil servant, wrote to the Telegraph to dispute the Netflix storyline, which sees an episode dedicated to a miserable young Prince Charles being ostracised and tormented at a freezing cold school. “It is so untrue and inaccurate that one wonders what… But Gordonstoun school has at least one reason to look on the bright side: loyal Old Boys rallying to its defence.