The Crown

The Crown

Series 1

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 the 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 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 10-part series reunites Peter Morgan (THE QUEEN, FROST/NIXON) with director Stephen Daldry (BILLY ELLIOT, THE HOURS) and producer Andy Harries (THE QUEEN). Based on the award-winning play, THE AUDIENCE, THE CROWN tells the inside story of Queen Elizabeth II’s early reign, revealing the personal intrigues, romances, and political rivalries behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th Century.



The Crown

Series 1


Cast: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Jared Harris, Vanessa Kirby, Eileen Atkins

Producers: Andy Stebbing, Michael Casey, and Faye Ward

Series Producer: Andrew Eaton

Writers: Peter Morgan with Edward Hemming, Tom Edge, Nick Payne and Duncan Macmillan

Directors: Stephen Daldry, Benjamin Caron, Philip Martin, and Julian Jarrold

Executive Producers: Stephen Daldry, Robert Fox, Allie Goss, Andy Harries, Suzanne Mackie, Philip Martin, Peter Morgan, Tanya Seghatchian, Matthew Byam Shaw and Nina Wolarsky


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