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. 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 façade 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.
The third and fourth series will span the years 1964-76, with series one and two having covered the early years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign, from 1947-63.