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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.

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Peter Morgan (created by), James Graham | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Olivia Colman ... Queen Elizabeth II
Tobias Menzies ... Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
Helena Bonham Carter ... Princess Margaret
Ben Daniels ... Lord Snowdon
Marion Bailey ... Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
Josh O'Connor ... Prince Charles
Erin Doherty ... Princess Anne
Charles Dance ... Lord Mountbatten
Jason Watkins ... Harold Wilson
Mark Lewis Jones ... Edward Millward
Nia Roberts Nia Roberts ... Silvia Millward
David Rintoul ... Michael Adeane
Patrick Ryecart ... Duke of Norfolk
Sinead Matthews ... Marcia Williams (as Sinéad Matthews)
Sam Phillips ... Equerry

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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.

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Trivia

In the closing scene of this episode, Prince Charles recites a soliloquy on stage from Act 3, Scene 2 of William Shakespeare's "Richard II." See more »

Goofs

Though the action is set in 1969, the brown vehicle that can be seen 45 minutes and 50 seconds in is a Ford Granada Estate, built from 1972 to 1977. See more »

Quotes

Prince Charles: And the tongue twisters are my favorite. Uh, to sit in solemn silence in a dull, dark dock. In a pestilential prison with a lifelong lock Awaiting the sensation of a short, sharp shock From a cheap and chippy chopper on a big, black block. A tutor who tooted the flute tried to teach two young tooters to toot. Said the two to the tutor, "Is it harder to toot or to teach two young tooters to toot?" What a to-do to die today at a minute or two to two. A thing distinctly hard to say, but a harder ...
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Hallelujah
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Written by Roger Greenaway and Roger Cook
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An outstanding performance from Josh O'Connor and Olivia Colman
20 November 2019 | by amypincottSee all my reviews

This episode was my favourite so far, and it was fascinating to see a sympathetic and intriguing depiction of the young prince of Wales. Olivia Colman's callous depiction of the weariness and disillusion of the Queen as she really falls effortlessly into her role is brilliant.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 November 2019 (USA) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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