Life’s journey is full of unexpected surprises, some nice, some challenge you. Even the Royal family must face those challenges and next month in The Crown Season 2 With the world undergoing great changes, a damaged British monarchy must confront its past in order to have a future.
Ahead of next month’s launch of season 2 of The Crown, Netflix has sent us this Featurette looking at the monarchy and how they are evolving (or not) through out the show.
The Crown, a Netflix original series, tells the inside story of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign, as the fragile social order established after the Second World War breaks apart. Based on the award-winning play, The Audience, the series reunites creator/writer Peter Morgan (The Queen, Frost/Nixon) with director Stephen Daldry (Billy Elliot, The Hours) and producer Andy Harries (The Queen).
Beginning with soldiers in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces fighting an illegal war in Egypt, and ending with the downfall of her third Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan after a devastating scandal, the second season bears witness to the end of the age of deference, and ushers in the revolutionary era of the 1960s.
The Crown continues to chronicle the major political and global events that have defined and shaped the second half of the twentieth century – a series that is unprecedented in its scale, ambition and creative vision.
The Crown Season 2 launches on Netflix globally on Friday, December 8.Powered by Sidelines