The Crown (TV series)

British–American television drama series

The Crown is a historical drama television series about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, created and principally written by Peter Morgan, and produced by Left Bank Pictures and Sony Pictures Television for Netflix.

The Crown
GenreHistorical drama
Created byPeter Morgan
Theme music composerHans Zimmer
Country of origin
  • United Kingdom[1]
  • United States[2]
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons6
No. of episodes60
Executive producers
  • Andy Stebbing
  • Martin Harrison
  • Michael Casey
  • Andrew Eaton
  • Oona O'Beirn
  • Faye Ward
Production locationUnited Kingdom
Running time39–72 minutes
Production companies
Original release
Release4 November 2016 (2016-11-04) –
14 December 2023 (2023-12-14)

The Crown focuses on the life of Queen Elizabeth II. It begins at her wedding with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Main cast



  1. "Netflix plans original UK drama about the Queen". BBC News. May 23, 2014. Archived from the original on April 6, 2019. Retrieved June 21, 2018.
  2. Brown, Mick (November 3, 2016). "The Crown: Claire Foy and Matt Smith on the making of the £100m Netflix series". The Daily Telegraph. Archived from the original on November 4, 2016. Retrieved November 4, 2016.