The early life of Elizabeth II at the point of her marriage in late 1947 during King George VI reign. Through the point in English history when Winston Churchill was elected for a second time as Prime Minister in 1951. The young Elizabeth Begins to understand and learn the responsibilities of the crown. The series explores the relationship of marriage and British leadership beginning with episode 1.
Did You Know?
"Hyde Park Corner" was the code phrase chosen to communicate the death of George VI to members of the government. See more
Despite what courtier Martin Charteris says, it isn't really true that the Queen's uncle King Edward VIII changed his regnal name from David. Edward VIII's full name was Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David, and before he was King he had been known to the general public as Prince Edward. Only his family and friends called him David. See more
Dearest Lilibet, I know how you loved your papa, my son. And I know you will be as devastated as I am by this loss. But you must put those sentiments to one side now, for duty calls. The grief for your father's death will be felt far and wide. Your people will need your strength and leadership. I have seen three great monarchies brought down through their failure to separate personal indulgences from duty. You must not allow yourself to make similar mistakes. And while you mourn your father, ...
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Performed by Jared Harris
and Vanessa Kirby See more