History has never been quite as delectable as it is in The Crown, the award-winning show that casts a sympathetic, sumptuous eye to the inner lives of Queen Elizabeth and her close relatives. On The Crown, Queen Elizabeth is not the impartial, smiling old sovereign we see on TV, but a person with inner turmoil, longings, and a commitment to duty. We see Elizabeth the women — dreams, disappointments, judgmental "ohs" and all.
We left the royal family in the year 1955. Season 2 will take us through the next decade's adventures, mishaps, and diplomatic conspiracies, and end in 1965. Here's a quick refresher course on season 1 before you binge.
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