Preview – The Crown

The Crown starring Clare Foy and Matt Smith

Netflix have triumphed once again with the release of their £100m period drama, The Crown – A lavish royal story that follows the life, love and political rivalries of Queen Elizabeth II in her early years of reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century.

Starring Claire Foy as Elizabeth and Dr Who’s, Matt Smith as Prince Phillip, the 10-episode series has received impressive reviews on account of Peter Morgan’s excellent script, the exquisite set and outstanding performances.

Each series will depict a decade of the Queens life, with series one opening with her beautiful wedding to the young Philip in 1947, before she took to the throne 1952.

Offering a deep and thoughtful insight into the life of the Royal Family – the bold drama will be readily received by fans of the monarchy, lovers of period dramas and those with political intrigue.

Series one of The Crown will be released to Netflix on 4 November 2016.