Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century.

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 Jock Colville 9 episodes, 2016
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 Martin Charteris 6 episodes, 2016
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 Equerry (Buckingham Palace) 6 episodes, 2016
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 Michael Adeane 6 episodes, 2016
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 Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester / ... 6 episodes, 2016
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The Crown focuses on Queen Elizabeth II as a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world's most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill. The British Empire is in decline, the political world is in disarray, and a young woman takes the throne....a new era is dawning. Peter Morgan's masterfully researched scripts reveal the Queen's private journey behind the public facade with daring frankness. Prepare to be welcomed into the coveted world of power and privilege and behind locked doors in Westminster and Buckingham Palace....the leaders of an empire await. Written by Netflix

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Trivia

When the Queen asks for a quick primer on President Eisenhower, in advance of his State Visit early in her reign, she is told "The military-industrial complex, and all that." That term did not come into any kind of prominence until President Eisenhower used it in his Farewell Address in January 1961. See more »

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In reality the Queen and Princess Margaret were almost the same height. Whilst Claire Foy is of similar height to the Queen, Vanessa Kirby (Princess Margaret) is almost 4 inches taller. In a scene of them walking together, Kirby has flat shoes to offset the height difference. See more »

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Beautifully made series
6 November 2016 | by (Copenhagen) – See all my reviews

To be very honest, when a friend told me we should watch the crown, a series about Queen Elizabeth ll life, i was not excited, im normally not a very good person to start watching a new series. However, so glad i watched this. Me and my friend watched 3 episodes, and i watched the rest on my own, latter that day.

The series is exciting, fast past, amazing cast, beautifully shot, beautiful costumes. Besides all that, The Crown , have made me look with another eyes to the royal family, specially Queen Elizabeth, to be honest i did not know much about her personal life . The series shows the struggle of the royal family, and make us realise they are all people in the end, with their problems and feelings.

I truly hope they will make another season, to continue this extraordinary show. Thanks Netflix.


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