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After Elizabeth makes a tone-deaf speech at a Jaguar factory, she and the monarchy come under public attack by an outspoken lord.

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Philippa Lowthorpe

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Peter Morgan (created by), Peter Morgan | 2 more credits »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Claire Foy ... Queen Elizabeth II
Matt Smith ... Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Victoria Hamilton ... Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
Vanessa Kirby ... Princess Margaret
Anton Lesser ... Harold MacMillan
John Heffernan ... Lord Altrincham
Will Keen ... Michael Adeane
Gemma Whelan ... Patricia Campbell
Bertie Carvel ... Robin Day
Harry Hadden-Paton ... Martin Charteris
Pip Torrens ... Tommy Lascelles
Miles Jupp ... Humphrey
Anne Lambton ... Gloria
Dominic Applewhite ... Dermot
Edmund Digby-Jones Edmund Digby-Jones ... Junior Press Secretary
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After Elizabeth makes a tone-deaf speech at a Jaguar factory, she and the monarchy come under public attack by an outspoken lord.

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Filming for Balmoral Estate actually took place at Ardverikie Estate, near Loch Laggan. See more »

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TV sets did not turn on instantly in the 1950's, that did not happen until tubes were replaced with solid state electronics in the 1970's. See more »

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Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother: All to open things up.
Queen Elizabeth II: Yes.
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother: Bring us more in line with the real world. Democratize us. And so it goes. The stings and bites we suffer as it slips away. Bit by bit, piece by piece. Our authority, our absolutism, our divine rights.
[footsteps approaching]
Martin (footman): [footman clears throat] Ma'am?
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother: The history of the monarchy in this country is a one-way street of humiliation, sacrifices and concessions in order to survive. First, the barons came for us, then the merchants, now the journalists. Small wonder we make...
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Whoever chose 'The train and the river' by Jimmy Giuffre outdid themselves


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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 2017 (USA) See more »

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