The Crown: War Season 4, Episode 10
Amid a growing challenge to her power, Thatcher fights for her position after the critical resignation of Deputy Prime Minister, Geoffrey Howe. Charles grows more determined to separate from Diana as their marriage unravels. [more inside]
The Crown: Avalanche Season 4, Episode 9
Charles is caught in a deadly avalanche, and he and Diana are prompted to reevaluate their commitment to their troubled marriage. [more inside]
The Crown: 48:1 Season 4, Episode 8
As the Commonwealth nations condemn apartheid in South Africa, tension mounts between Margaret Thatcher and Elizabeth over their clashing opinions on applying sanctions. [more inside]
The Crown: The Hereditary Principal Season 4, Episode 7
Princess Margaret finds her current fling is a friend of Dorothy, has a health scare, and seeks more duties only to be rebuffed (again) and demoted. As she tries to deal with her depression, she discovers she has cousins, locked up in an institution for "mental defectives" and officially declared dead. [more inside]
The Crown: Terra Nullius Season 4, Episode 6
Charles and Diana tour Australia and New Zealand, and their marriage buckles further under the strain of Diana's celebrity and approachability. The Queen struggles with the idea of opening up a bit and maybe showing some affection.
The Crown: Fagan Season 4, Episode 5
The Queen has an unexpected caller, as the show takes some time to explore the impacts of Margaret Thatcher's domestic policy while she celebrates the end of the war with Argentina.
The Crown: Favourites Season 4, Episode 4
Thatcher's son (and favourite child) goes missing during the Paris-Dakar rally, prompting the Queen to question her relationships with her children. She finds that all of her children are unhappy in their own way. Argentina makes trouble in the Falkands.
The Crown: Fairytale Season 4, Episode 3
Diana accepts a proposal, and we all know how this fairytale ends.
The Crown: The Balmoral Test Season 4, Episode 2
Balmoral Castle hosts two guests during the Queen's vacation, with two very different outcomes. [more inside]
The Crown: Gold Stick Season 4, Episode 1
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.
The Crown: Cri de Coeur Season 3, Episode 10
As her marriage falls apart, Princess Margaret finds solace in the arms of a much younger landscape gardener. The Queen and the nation celebrate Elizabeth II's Silver Jubilee. (Season finale)
The Crown: Imbroglio Season 3, Episode 9
While Princess Anne dates her elder brother's polo rival, Andrew Parker Bowles, Prince Charles falls deeply in love with Camilla Shand, causing the Queen Mother and Lord Mountbatten to interfere.
The Crown: Dangling Man Season 3, Episode 8
Charles visits the exiled Duke of Windsor in his Paris chateau, only to find him very ill. But will the Queen make peace with her uncle before he dies?
The Crown: Moondust Season 3, Episode 7
The 1969 moon landing occasions a mid-life crisis in Prince Philip, who thinks of the adventures he has missed as the Queen's consort.
The Crown: Tywysog Cymru Season 3, Episode 6
Prince Charles is sent to Aberystwyth to learn Welsh from an ardent nationalist in preparation for the ceremony for his investiture as Prince of Wales.
The Crown: Coup Season 3, Episode 5
While the Queen travels abroad to learn about horse training, unhappiness among the British elite with the devaluation of the pound involves Lord Mountbatten in a plan to oust Harold Wilson.
The Crown: Bubbikins Season 3, Episode 4
Left without a home by a political coup in Athens, Philip's eccentric mother, Princess Alice of Greece, is invited to live in Buckingham Palace by the Queen. [more inside]
The Crown: Aberfan Season 3, Episode 3
A horrible disaster in the Welsh town of Aberfan leaves scores of children dead, but when the Queen takes a week to decide to visit the town to offer solace to its people, she must confront her reasons for postponing the trip.
The Crown: Margaretology Season 3, Episode 2
While Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon visit the USA, the queen, at the bidding of Harold Wilson, asks them to make a side trip to Washington, D.C. to ask President Johnson for financial assistance for the United Kingdom.
The Crown: Olding Season 3, Episode 1
The royal family mourns the passing of Winston Churchill. The United Kingdom ushers in a new prime minister, the Labour Party's Harold Wilson, whom Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth hear might be a Soviet spy.
The Crown: Mystery Man Season 2, Episode 10
A salacious government scandal hits close to home for Elizabeth and Philip. Elizabeth retreats to Scotland for rest during a difficult pregnancy.
The Crown: Paterfamilias Season 2, Episode 9
Philip insists that Prince Charles attend his alma mater in Scotland and reminisces about the life-changing difficulties he experienced there.
The Crown: Dear Mrs. Kennedy Season 2, Episode 8
Inspired by Jackie Kennedy and against her government's wishes, Elizabeth takes an unconventional approach to resolving an issue with Ghana.
The Crown: Matrimonium Season 2, Episode 7
A letter from Peter Townsend spurs Margaret to make a bold proposal. Elizabeth has good news that causes complications for Margaret.
The Crown: Vergangenheit Season 2, Episode 6
A secret World War II document opens Elizabeth's eyes to grim realities about a family member. The Duke of Windsor campaigns to re-enter public life.
The Crown: Marionettes Season 2, Episode 5
After Elizabeth makes a tone-deaf speech at a Jaguar factory, she and the monarchy come under public attack from an outspoken lord.
The Crown: Beryl Season 2, Episode 4
When Elizabeth and Philip throw a grand party for their 10th anniversary, both Margaret and the new Prime Minister experience romantic tribulations.
The Crown: Lisbon Season 2, Episode 3
Palace insiders try to prevent a scandal that could reflect poorly on Philip. Eden faces censure from his cabinet and the press.
The Crown: A Company of Men Season 2, Episode 2
Elizabeth feels disconnected from Philip. Eden copes with international pressure and ill health. An interview stirs up harrowing memories for Philip.
The Crown: Misadventure Season 2, Episode 1
As Philip leaves for a long tour, Elizabeth makes an upsetting discovery. Prime Minister Eden wants to strike back after Egypt seizes the Suez Canal.
The Crown: Gloriana Season 1, Episode 10
Margaret and Peter are reunited, but another obstacle stands in their way. Elizabeth is torn between her duty as Queen and her love for her sister. (Season finale) [more inside]
The Crown: Assassins Season 1, Episode 9
As tensions with Philip increase, Elizabeth spends time with her old friend Porchey. Churchill's portrait is painted for his 80th birthday. [more inside]
The Crown: Pride & Joy Season 1, Episode 8
Elizabeth and Phillip go on an exhausting world journey. Margaret takes over some of her sister's official duties and tries to liven things up.
The Crown: Scientia Potentia Est Season 1, Episode 7
As the Soviets test the H-bomb, both Churchill and Eden have major health crises. Angry about her inadequate education, Elizabeth hires a tutor. [more inside]
The Crown: Gelignite Season 1, Episode 6
Margaret and Peter come to Elizabeth with a request. With a royal scandal about to break in the newspapers, the Queen Mother intervenes.
The Crown: Smoke and Mirrors Season 1, Episode 5
Elizabeth rejects protocol by appointing Phillip to coordinate her coronation, but his ideas create conflict. The Duke of Windsor returns to London. [more inside]
The Crown: Act of God Season 1, Episode 4
When dense fog cripples London for days and creates a serious health hazard, Churchill's inaction leaves him vulnerable to his political enemies.
The Crown: Windsor Season 1, Episode 3
With Elizabeth in a new role, Phillip tries to assert some power. Churchill wants to delay the coronation. King George's disgraced brother arrives. [more inside]
The Crown: Hyde Park Corner Season 1, Episode 2
With King George too ill to travel, Elizabeth and Philip embark on a four-continent Commonwealth tour. Party leaders attempt to undermine Churchill. [more inside]
The Crown: Wolferton Splash Season 1, Episode 1
A young Princess Elizabeth marries Prince Phillip. As King George VI's health worsens, Winston Churchill is elected prime minister for the second time. [more inside]