Based on the award-winning play, The Audience, the new Netflix original series, “The Crown” “the inside story of Queen Elizabeth II’s early reign, revealing the personal intrigues, romances, and political rivalries behind the great events that shaped the second half of the 20th Century,” according to a Netflix press release.
The British Empire was in decline and England was recovering from war, when Queen Elizabeth II took the throne as a matter of duty…not desire.A “25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world’s most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill,” says the press release. The series drama follows the political rivalries and reign of the Queen and the events that ultimately led to shape the second half of the 20th century. “Prepare to be welcomed into the coveted world of power and privilege and behind locked doors in Westminster and Buckingham Palace….the leaders of an empire await,” from the Netflix release.
Season 1 with 10 one-hour episodes of the Netflix Original Series, “The Crown” will premiere tomorrow, November 4.