When it comes to historical drama, what can be better than discussing the marvelous show ‘The Crown’?…
PLOT OF THE SHOW (SEASON 1-3)
The Crown is a Netflix web series based on the reign of the Queen, Elizabeth the Second. It takes the audience on a journey of how Elizabeth the Second becomes the Queen of the United Kingdom. The series is written by Peter Morgan and is produced by Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures Television for Netflix. It is based on the stage play ‘The Audience,’ which came out in 2013. The first season starts off from the time of Queen Elizabeth’s younger years to the time she weds Prince Philip, which took place in 1947. The latter two seasons are set from the period of 1955 to 1977.
The second season starts off from the time the tripartite aggression occurred. It is another name given to the second Arab-Israeli war, which took place for a duration of five months spanning from October 1955 to March 1956. Season 2 also ends at the time when the then Prime Minister Harold MacMillan retires, and Prince Edward is born.
The third season starts off at the time 1964 and ends in 1977. The season includes segments that show the periods of Harold Wilson as the Prime Minister for two times.
THE CROWN SEASON 4 (PLOT, CAST, RELEASE)…
The fourth season will depict Margaret Thatcher’s term and her contribution to the United Kingdom as the Prime Minister (from 1979 – 1990). It is heard that the season may also feature the incident which occurred in which firing took place on the Queen in the early 80s. Much of the audience was wondering whether Diana and Charles will be shown in the series in this season or not. According to the makers, Lady Diana Spencer will be shown, but nothing has been confirmed yet about the portrayal of Prince Charles’ role.
The air date for season 4 is not out yet, but the cast has been finalized. It will feature Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth II, Tobias Menzies as Prince Philip, Josh O’Connor as Prince Charles, Erin Doherty as Princess Anne, and Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret. Also, some actors will be playing the role of other historically important individuals.
So if you have not started to watch The Crown yet, what are you waiting for?
“Do not wait for a coronation; the greatest emperors crown themselves.”