The early reign of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom is portrayed.

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Margaret and Peter are reunited, but another obstacle stands in their way. Elizabeth is torn between her duty as Queen and her love for her sister.


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 Queen Elizabeth II / ... (14 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Philip, Duke of Edinburgh / ... (14 episodes, 2016-2017)
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 Princess Margaret (10 episodes, 2016)
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 Anthony Eden (10 episodes, 2016)
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 Winston Churchill / ... (9 episodes, 2016)
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 Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother / ... (9 episodes, 2016)
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 Patrick (9 episodes, 2016)
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 Jock Colville / ... (9 episodes, 2016)
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 Tommy Lascelles (9 episodes, 2016)
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 Peter Townsend (8 episodes, 2016)
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 Clementine Churchill / ... (7 episodes, 2016)
Andy Sanderson ...
 Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester (7 episodes, 2016)
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 Prince Ernst von Hannover (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Lord Salisbury / ... (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Martin Charteris (6 episodes, 2016)
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 Michael Adeane (6 episodes, 2016)
Lizzy McInnerny ...
 Bobo Macdonald / ... (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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4 November 2016 (USA)  »

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$156,000,000 (estimated)
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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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This is simply Outstanding
16 November 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Every so often a drama comes along that takes away your breath. Sometimes that's subjective, other times objective. Dramas such as The Jewel in the Crown, The West Wing, Game of Thrones, House of Cards, Downton Abbey, House M.D. have all stood at the pinnacle of television drama.

The Crown is right up there at the very top. It is outstanding in every way: faultless. From brilliant dramatisation to acting to score to cinematography: everywhere you look it commands.

Watch it. You won't regret it. You will remember one of those television 'moments' that come along all too rarely.


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