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This historical drama chronicles the life of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, from her youth in the 1940s to the present day. Clare Foy portrays the young Elizabeth, who took the throne when she was just 25 years old. The series debuted on Netflix in 2016. The Crown is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (40 episodes). The series first aired on November 4, 2016.

Where do I stream The Crown online? The Crown is available for streaming on Netflix, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Crown on demand at Netflix online.

Friday 12:01 AM on Netflix
4 Seasons, 40 Episodes
November 4, 2016
Cast: Claire Foy, Olivia Colman, Imelda Staunton, Matt Smith
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The Crown Full Episode Guide

  • Amid a growing challenge to her power, Thatcher fights for her position. Charles grows more determined to separate from Diana as their marriage unravels.

  • Charles is caught in a deadly avalanche, prompting both him and Diana to reevaluate their commitment to their troubled marriage.

  • As many nations condemn apartheid in South Africa, tension mounts between Thatcher and Elizabeth over their clashing opinions on applying sanctions.

  • Grappling with mental health issues, Margaret seeks help and discovers an appalling secret about estranged relatives of the royal family.

  • On a tour of Australia, Diana struggles to balance motherhood with her royal duties while both she and Charles cope with their marriage difficulties.

  • As Thatcher's policies create rising unemployment, a desperate man breaks into the palace, where he finds Elizabeth's bedroom and awakens her for a talk.

  • While Margaret Thatcher struggles with the disappearance of her favorite child, Elizabeth reexamines her relationships with her four children.

  • After Charles proposes, Diana moves into Buckingham Palace and finds her life filled with princess training, loneliness -- and Camilla Parker Bowles.

  • Margaret Thatcher visits Balmoral but has trouble fitting in with the royal family, while Charles finds himself torn between his heart and family duty.

  • As Elizabeth welcomes Britain's first woman prime minister and Charles meets a young Diana Spencer, an IRA attack brings tragedy to the royal family.

  • As her marriage disintegrates, Margaret seeks comfort elsewhere. But her fragile state of mind and lack of family support make true happiness elusive.

  • While a government stalemate with mineworkers leads to nationwide power cuts, Charles's family intervenes in his deepening relationship with Camilla.

  • As Charles begins dating Camilla Shand, Elizabeth considers visiting an ill Duke of Windsor in Paris, whose destiny changed when he met Wallis Simpson.

  • As the first men land on the moon, middle-aged Philip feels dissatisfied by his lack of achievement and begins searching for inspiration.

  • Amid rising Welsh nationalism in the run-up to his investiture as Prince of Wales, Charles is sent to spend a semester there and learn the language.

  • Pursuing improvements in her racehorse management, Elizabeth imagines the life she might have had. Meanwhile, a plot against her government is brewing.

  • As the royal family makes a documentary to boost their image, an unexpected guest arrives from Greece, throwing a wrench into Philip's publicity plans.

  • Following a tragic accident at a Welsh mining village that quickly becomes political, both Elizabeth and Wilson struggle with their responses.

  • With Britain in need of a financial bailout from the U.S., Elizabeth reluctantly enlists Margaret to assist in winning over President Johnson.

  • Elizabeth grows concerned as Labour Party leader Harold Wilson becomes prime minister amid anti-monarchy sentiment and rumors of his possible KGB ties.

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