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Since the events in the third season will show the queen at a fairly mature age, the scriptwriters decided not to make up the existing actors, but to completely change their composition. So, Olivia Colman now has to embody the image of Queen Elizabeth, the role of Prince Philip went to Tobias Menzies. Helena Bonham Carter will play Queen's sister Margaret. In the third season, the action will cover the period from 1964 to 1976. Among the political and public events in Britain shown in the series will include: the rise in popularity of the British rock band The Beatles, the World Cup in July 1966, the tragedy in the mining village of Aberfan in October 1966, the landing on the moon of American astronauts, the death of the duke Windsor, visit of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip to the United States in 1976. In addition, the love story of Princess Margaret and Baronet Roddy Llewellyn (Harry Treadaway), which lasts 8 years, will be told. We will also see the investiture of Prince Charles (Josh O'Connor). During the ceremony, Queen Elizabeth II laid a crown on the head of her eldest son, declaring him Prince of Wales.
The Crown season 3 episodes list:
Elizabeth grows concerned as Labour Party leader Harold Wilson becomes prime minister amid anti-monarchy sentiment and rumors of his possible KGB ties.
With Britain in need of a financial bailout from the U.S., Elizabeth reluctantly enlists Margaret to assist in winning over President Johnson.
Following a tragic accident at a Welsh mining village that quickly becomes political, both Elizabeth and Wilson struggle with their responses.
As the royal family makes a documentary to boost their image, an unexpected guest arrives from Greece, throwing a wrench into Philip's publicity plans.
Pursuing improvements in her racehorse management, Elizabeth imagines the life she might have had. Meanwhile, a plot against her government is brewing.
Amid rising Welsh nationalism in the run-up to his investiture as Prince of Wales, Charles is sent to spend a semester there and learn the language.
As the first men land on the moon, middle-aged Philip feels dissatisfied by his lack of achievement and begins searching for inspiration.
As Charles begins dating Camilla Shand, Elizabeth considers visiting an ill Duke of Windsor in Paris, whose destiny changed when he met Wallis Simpson.
While a government stalemate with mineworkers leads to nationwide power cuts, Charles's family intervenes in his deepening relationship with Camilla.
As her marriage disintegrates, Margaret seeks comfort elsewhere. But her fragile state of mind and lack of family support make true happiness elusive.
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