The Crown tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world -- Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street - and the intrigues, love lives and machinations behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Two houses, two courts, one Crown.
The Crown is a British drama television series based on the biography of Queen Elizabeth II. The plot covers the story of the young queen from the day of her marriage in 1947 to the present day. She came to the power at a difficult time for the country. Elizabeth ascended the throne at the age of 25 after her father, King George, died unexpectedly. In the center of the TV show – intrigues, manipulation and love affairs that take place behind closed doors of the two most famous British homes: Buckingham Palace and house number 10 Downing Street – and their impact on world history in the second half of the XX century.Read more »
TV show The Crown season 2 is the continuation of the great historical series from Netflix tv channel. The events of the tv series “The Crown” begins in 1947, when the Princess Elizabeth is getting married. The 2nd season of The Crown series highlights the events of the Suez crisis, which occurred in 1956. And also we will learn the details of the big scandal that caused the fall of the Cabinet of Ministers headed by Harold Macmillan in 1963. Thus, the next season will continue the story line of the 1st season and it will tell about the relationship of Queen Elizabeth II with other politicians. In addition, the light on her personal life will be shed, which, although out of government, but also affecting its process in the new episodes of The Crown season 2.Read more »
Since the events in the third season will show the queen at a fairly mature age, the scriptwriters decided not to make up the existing actors, but to completely change their composition. So, Olivia Colman now has to embody the image of Queen Elizabeth, the role of Prince Philip went to Tobias Menzies. Helena Bonham Carter will play Queen's sister Margaret. In the third season, the action will cover the period from 1964 to 1976. Among the political and public events in Britain shown in the series will include: the rise in popularity of the British rock band The Beatles, the World Cup in July 1966, the tragedy in the mining village of Aberfan in October 1966, the landing on the moon of American astronauts, the death of the duke Windsor, visit of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip to the United States in 1976. In addition, the love story of Princess Margaret and Baronet Roddy Llewellyn (Harry Treadaway), which lasts 8 years, will be told. We will also see the investiture of Prince Charles (Josh O'Connor). During the ceremony, Queen Elizabeth II laid a crown on the head of her eldest son, declaring him Prince of Wales.Read more »
The fourth season of the series focuses on the history of Britain since the mid-70s. In the new season, as in the third, Elizabeth is played by Olivia Colman, and Prince Phillip is played by Tobias Menzies. Since in the fourth season the action unfolds after a gap of several years, the role of Margaret, nicknamed in England “the rebellious princess” for her freedom-loving rebellious nature, passed from Vanessa Kirby to Helena Bonham Carter. New characters will also appear - Margaret Thatcher, played by The X-Files star Gillian Anderson and Princess Diana - the role went to the young actress Emma Corrin.Read more »