Air Date: November 4th, 2016
The life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II and the events that helped shape the 20th century.
Season 1 - Episode 10 : Gloriana Nov 4, 2016
As Peter and Margaret are reunited, another obstacle arises; Elizabeth is torn between her love for her sister and her duty as queen.
Season 1 - Episode 9 : Assassins Nov 4, 2016
As tension with Philip grows, Elizabeth spends time with an old friend; as his 80th birthday approaches, Churchill's portrait is painted.
Season 1 - Episode 8 : Pride & Joy Nov 4, 2016
Philip and Elizabeth go on an exhausting journey around the world; as Margaret takes on some of her sister's official duties, she tries to liven things up.
Season 1 - Episode 7 : Scientia Potentia Est Nov 4, 2016
Churchill and Eden have major health issues as the Soviets test the H-bomb; Elizabeth hires a tutor.
Season 1 - Episode 6 : Gelignite Nov 4, 2016
Peter and Margaret have a request for Elizabeth; as a royal scandal is about to break in newspapers, the Queen Mother decides to intervene.
Morgan and director-producer Stephen Daldry make the show engrossing both as history and as a drama about family ties. Show More
Morgan dramatizes Elizabeth's life--he builds the narrative on a framework of public events but includes private exchanges and personal motives in a way that's entirely believable and doesn't feel in the least bit exploitative. Show More
The Crown is sometimes too somber, and slow-moving to a fault (it intends to cover Elizabeth’s entire reign over six seasons). But if you’re looking for an immersive history lesson with all the royal trimmings (ermine and purple velvet among them), it’s an extremely engrossing watch. Show More