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Welcome to the wiki dedicated to the Netflix series The Crown, an encyclopedic resource and community gathering spot for fans.

Based on the award-winning play The Audience, The Crown traces the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth II beginning with her wedding in 1947. The Crown reveals the political rivalries and romance behind Elizabeth's reign, as well as the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Netflix will air 10 hour-long episodes of The Crown for its first season. The Audience writer Peter Morgan and director Stephen Daldry will reunite for the new adaptation.

In Seasons 1 and 2, actress Claire Foy portrays the young Elizabeth in the early years of her reign. The series follows her as she navigates between the worlds of Westminster, Buckingham Palace, and 10 Downing Street during the United Kingdom’s new era. Joining Foy are Matt Smith as Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and John Lithgow as Winston Churchill.

The crown always finds the right head

— The Duke of Windsor (Season 3, Episode 8)

The cast changes for seasons 3 and 4 with Oscar-winner Olivia Colman assuming the role of the middle aged Queen during some of the most turbulent years of her reign. Alongside Colman is Tobias Menzies as Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Josh O'Connor as Prince Charles and Helena Bonham Carter as Princess Margaret. In Season 4, Gillian Anderson portrayed the Iron Lady, Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Emma Corrin portrayed Lady Diana Spencer.

The fifth season covers the period from 1990 through the 21st century. Imelda Staunton portrays The Queen and Jonathan Pryce plays Prince Philip. The sixth season is the last in the series. Part 1 premiered on November 16, 2023 and Part 2 was released on December 14, 2023.

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