The Crown

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The sec­ond se­ries of this hit royal drama, fea­tur­ing Claire Foy and Matt Smith as the Queen and Prince Philip, kicks off with the Suez Cri­sis in 1956 and ends in 1964 with Harold Wil­son as Prime Min­is­ter. Philip’s trau­matic back­ground is ex­plored as he goes on a world tour, while the new sea­son also in­tro­duces Princess Mar­garet’s fu­ture hus­band, pho­tog­ra­pher Antony Arm­strong-jones (played by Matthew Goode), along with US Pres­i­dent John F Kennedy and wife Jackie (Michael C Hall and Jodi Bal­four). Other new cast mem­bers in­clude Clare Hol­man, play­ing Princess Ma­rina of Greece and Den­mark, and An­ton Lesser as Harold Macmil­lan.

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