The Crown (2016– )
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As Elizabeth welcomes Britain's first woman prime minister and Charles meets a young Diana Spencer, an IRA attack brings tragedy to the royal family.

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Benjamin Caron

Writers:

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Olivia Colman ... Queen Elizabeth II
Tobias Menzies ... Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Helena Bonham Carter ... Princess Margaret
Gillian Anderson ... Margaret Thatcher
Josh O'Connor ... Prince Charles
Charles Dance ... Lord Mountbatten
Emma Corrin ... Lady Diana Spencer
Marion Bailey ... Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
Erin Doherty ... Princess Anne
Stephen Boxer ... Denis Thatcher
Angus Imrie ... Prince Edward
Tom Byrne ... Prince Andrew
Freddie Fox ... Mark Thatcher
Rebecca Humphries ... Carol Thatcher
Charles Edwards ... Martin Charteris
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As Elizabeth welcomes Britain's first woman prime minister and Charles meets a young Diana Spencer, an IRA attack brings tragedy to the royal family.

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In a Daily Mail interview to mark the launch of Season 4, Marion Bailey said: 'I have a marvellous bra that is padded with lentils and birdseed. I have no idea why, but I daren't get too close to any bird tables in it'. See more »

Goofs

When Charles asks Sarah for Diana's number she states the area code as 01373, however the UK only changed area codes to include an extra "1" after the first zero on PhONEday (16 April 1995, the capitalisation of ONE in the name was intentional), before that the code for Frome was 0373. However, 01 was the original dialling code for the whole of London and 373 was the exchange code for Earl's Court - the area where Diana lived at the time. See more »

Quotes

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IRA Lieutenant: Why are the English still with us? Why, after everything we've thrown at them, does the British presence in Ireland still endure? So many sacrifices have been made. So many of our brothers and sisters have given their lives in resistance to that occupation, but we are still ignored. We are still denied our basic right to self-determination, and our sons and brothers, husbands and fathers are still held in British jails. Well, if nothing has changed, then, my friends, it is time for...
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Jerusalem
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Written by William Blake and Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry
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Black Coffins
15 November 2020 | by daleflSee all my reviews

That really took some courage from the producers. I'm glad Netflix had the balls to show that. And people call Americans imperialists. This is easily the best series that Netflix has ever produced.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 2020 (USA) See more »

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