It’s 1979 and the Queen is intrigued by Margaret Thatcher's landslide victory to become Britain’s first female prime minister. Meanwhile, despite Lord Mountbatten’s encouragement, Prince Charles refuses to settle down, growing distant from the family. But when Mountbatten is assassinated by the IRA, Charles finally takes his great uncle’s advice and turns his attentions to the young Lady Diana Spencer.
In this episode Edith Bowman talks with writer and show runner Peter Morgan, The Crown’s Head of Research Annie Sulzberger and the actors behind Prince Charles and Prince Phillip: Josh O’Connor and Tobias Menzies.
The Crown: The Official Podcast is produced by Netflix and Somethin’ Else, in association with Left Bank Pictures.