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The Crown 

TV-MA | | Drama, History | TV Series (2016– )
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Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century.

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Peter Morgan
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2020   2019   2017   2016   Unknown  
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Series cast summary:
Claire Foy ...  Queen Elizabeth II / ... 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Olivia Colman ...  Queen Elizabeth II 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Imelda Staunton ...  Queen Elizabeth II 20 episodes
Matt Smith ...  Philip, Duke of Edinburgh / ... 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Jonathan Pryce ...  Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 20 episodes
Lesley Manville ...  Princess Margaret 20 episodes
Tobias Menzies ...  Philip, Duke of Edinburgh / ... 20 episodes, 2019-2020
Elizabeth Debicki ...  Princess Diana 20 episodes
Helena Bonham Carter ...  Princess Margaret 18 episodes, 2019-2020
Victoria Hamilton ...  Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother / ... 17 episodes, 2016-2017
Vanessa Kirby ...  Princess Margaret 17 episodes, 2016-2017
Pip Torrens ...  Tommy Lascelles 17 episodes, 2016-2019
Erin Doherty ...  Princess Anne 16 episodes, 2019-2020
Will Keen ...  Michael Adeane 15 episodes, 2016-2017
Josh O'Connor ...  Prince Charles 14 episodes, 2019-2020
Lizzy McInnerny ...  Bobo Macdonald / ... 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Chris Gordon ...  Duke of Edinburgh's Valet 13 episodes, 2016-2017
James Hillier ...  Equerry / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2017
John Lithgow ...  Winston Churchill 11 episodes, 2016-2019
Jeremy Northam ...  Anthony Eden 11 episodes, 2016-2017
Harry Hadden-Paton ...  Martin Charteris 11 episodes, 2016-2017
Marion Bailey ...  Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother 10 episodes, 2019
Clive Francis ...  Lord Salisbury 10 episodes, 2016-2017
Emma Corrin ...  Princess Diana / ... 10 episodes, 2020
Gillian Anderson ...  Margaret Thatcher 10 episodes, 2020
Teddy Lewis Teddy Lewis ...  Groundskeeper 10 episodes, 2016
Freddie Fox ...  Mark Thatcher 10 episodes, 2020
Charles Edwards ...  Martin Charteris 9 episodes, 2019
Billy Jenkins ...  Prince Charles 9 episodes, 2016-2017
Nicholas Rowe ...  Jock Colville 9 episodes, 2016
Daniel Ings ...  Mike Parker 9 episodes, 2016-2017
Ben Miles ...  Peter Townsend 9 episodes, 2016-2017
Greg Wise ...  Lord Mountbatten 9 episodes, 2016-2017
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Storyline

This show focuses on Queen Elizabeth II as a twenty-five-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 façade 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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Drama | History

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Trivia

John Lithgow (Winston Churchill) is an American actor playing a famous British person. Likewise, Stephen Dillane (Graham Sutherland) is a British actor who previously played a famous American (Thomas Jefferson in the HBO miniseries "John Adams" (2008). See more »

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John Lithgow as Churchill is 6'4" tall, however Churchill was in reality only 5'8" tall. See more »

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Acting at its finest
4 November 2016 | by dsmithchesterfieldSee all my reviews

Where to start is very difficult when it comes to what I can only describe as an amazing feat of production and acting. The cast are absolutely outstanding and are nothing but professional.

You can tell a lot of effort has been put into the research and accuracy of the story line. The attention to detail also has to be credited.

I can't find a fault and believe me I've tried. Having watched previous biopics/Dramas regarding royalty I will have to put this at the Top and that is including The Queen which again I would rate at 10/10.

In summery a must watch if you are looking for a great piece of production and a stimulating story line. I would recommend this to anyone.


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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 2016 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

South Africa See more »

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Budget:

$156,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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2.00 : 1
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