Today, the second official trailer for Netflix’s original series, The Crown was released, delving further into the early days of Elizabeth II’s reign.
The preview opens in February 1952 with a royal aide asking Her Majesty what her “regnal name” will be as monarch.
“Let’s not overcomplicate matters unnecessarily,” Elizabeth, played fantastically by Claire Foy, said brusquely.
It was a somber moment, since Elizabeth’s promotion meant that her father, King George VI had passed away at the family’s Sandringham estate.
Prince Philip (played by Doctor Who‘s Matt Smith), had to break the news to his wife while the couple was in Kenya. Continue reading