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The Crown Season 1

The Crown Season 1


Crown season 1 follows the political conflicts and romance of Elizabeth II when this 25-year-old newlywed becomes Queen. Political and personal issues clash unexpectedly for her, and she is faced with the daunting prospect of leading the most famous monarchy. Meanwhile, she must forge a relationship with the legendary PM Churchill. When the British Empire is declining, the appearance of the new Queen means the arrival of a new era.

air date

November. 04,2016

production companies

Left Bank Pictures, Sony Pictures Television Studios

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The Crown Season 1 Episode Guide

Wolferton Splash

S1 E1 Wolferton Splash

Nov. 04,2016

A young Princess Elizabeth marries Prince Philip. As King George VI’s health worsens, Winston Churchill is elected prime minister for the second time.

Hyde Park Corner

S1 E2 Hyde Park Corner

Nov. 04,2016

With King George too ill to travel, Elizabeth and Philip embark on a four-continent Commonwealth tour. Party leaders attempt to undermine Churchill.


S1 E3 Windsor

Nov. 04,2016

With Elizabeth in a new role, Philip tries to assert some power. Churchill wants to delay the coronation. King George’s disgraced brother arrives.

Act of God

S1 E4 Act of God

Nov. 04,2016

When dense smog cripples London for days and creates a serious health hazard, Churchill’s inaction leaves him vulnerable to his political enemies.

Smoke and Mirrors

S1 E5 Smoke and Mirrors

Nov. 04,2016

Elizabeth rejects protocol by appointing Philip to coordinate her coronation, but his ideas create conflict. The Duke of Windsor returns to London.


S1 E6 Gelignite

Nov. 04,2016

Margaret and Peter come to Elizabeth with a request. With a royal scandal about to break in the newspapers, the Queen Mother intervenes.

Scientia Potentia Est

S1 E7 Scientia Potentia Est

Nov. 04,2016

As the Soviets test the H-bomb, both Churchill and Eden have major health crises. Angry about her inadequate education, Elizabeth hires a tutor.

Pride & Joy

S1 E8 Pride & Joy

Nov. 04,2016

Elizabeth and Philip go on an exhausting world journey. Margaret takes over some of her sister’s official duties and tries to liven things up.


S1 E9 Assassins

Nov. 04,2016

As tensions with Philip increase, Elizabeth spends time with her old friend Porchey. Churchill’s portrait is painted for his 80th birthday.


S1 E10 Gloriana

Nov. 04,2016

Margaret and Peter are reunited, but another obstacle stands in their way. Elizabeth is torn between her duty as Queen and her love for her sister.

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Cast of The Crown Season 1

Jonathan Pryce

Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Lesley Manville

Princess Margaret

Jonny Lee Miller

John Major

Dominic West

Charles, Prince of Wales

Elizabeth Debicki

Diana, Princess of Wales

Olivia Williams

Camilla Parker-Bowles

Imelda Staunton

Elizabeth II.