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The Crown

British showrunner Peter Morgan’s addictive drama - loosely-based on the life of British monarch Queen Elizabeth II - explores the scandal, sacrifice and sadness that comes with public duty. Five seasons have seen sumptuous production design and standout performances from British actors Olivia Colman, Josh O’Connor, Emma Corrin, Tobias Menzies, Gillian Anderson, Vanessa Kirby, Matt Smith and Claire Foy.

Directors

  • Benjamin Caron
  • Philip Martin
  • Jessica Hobbs

Writers

  • Peter Morgan
  • Edward Hemming
  • Jonathan Wilson

Cast

  • Olivia Colman
  • Helena Bonham Carter
  • Claire Foy

Synopsis

Follows the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy, Olivia Colman, Imelda Staunton) as she contends with coronation, resignations, political and personal crises, births, anniversaries and deaths.