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The Crown: War  Season 4, Ep 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]
posted by TWinbrook8 on Nov 30, 2020 - 14 comments

The Crown: Avalanche  Season 4, Ep 9

Charles is caught in a deadly avalanche, and he and Diana are prompted to reevaluate their commitment to their troubled marriage. [more inside]
posted by nubs on Nov 25, 2020 - 5 comments

The Crown: 48:1  Season 4, Ep 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]
posted by nubs on Nov 25, 2020 - 4 comments

The Crown: The Hereditary Principal  Season 4, Ep 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]
posted by nubs on Nov 24, 2020 - 7 comments

The Crown: Terra Nullius  Season 4, Ep 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.
posted by nubs on Nov 20, 2020 - 13 comments

The Crown: Fagan  Season 4, Ep 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.
posted by nubs on Nov 19, 2020 - 9 comments

The Crown: Favourites  Season 4, Ep 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.
posted by nubs on Nov 18, 2020 - 11 comments

The Crown: Fairytale  Season 4, Ep 3

Diana accepts a proposal, and we all know how this fairytale ends.
posted by nubs on Nov 17, 2020 - 12 comments

The Crown: The Balmoral Test  Season 4, Ep 2

Balmoral Castle hosts two guests during the Queen's vacation, with two very different outcomes. [more inside]
posted by nubs on Nov 16, 2020 - 23 comments

The Crown: Bubbikins  Season 3, Ep 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]
posted by Cash4Lead on Nov 21, 2019 - 11 comments

The Crown: Margaretology  Season 3, Ep 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.
posted by Cash4Lead on Nov 19, 2019 - 12 comments

The Crown: Olding  Season 3, Ep 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.
posted by Cash4Lead on Nov 18, 2019 - 16 comments

The Crown: Misadventure  Season 2, Ep 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.
posted by Cash4Lead on Dec 8, 2017 - 7 comments

The Crown: Gloriana  Season 1, Ep 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]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 25, 2016 - 11 comments

The Crown: Assassins  Season 1, Ep 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]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 25, 2016 - 11 comments

The Crown: Scientia Potentia Est  Season 1, Ep 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]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 19, 2016 - 8 comments

The Crown: Hyde Park Corner  Season 1, Ep 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]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 5, 2016 - 20 comments

The Crown: Wolferton Splash  Season 1, Ep 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]
posted by oh yeah! on Nov 4, 2016 - 8 comments

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