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The Crown

Gelignite (Season 1, Episode 6)
TV Episode | 58 min | Drama, History

Margaret and Peter come to Elizabeth with a request. With a royal scandal about to break in the newspapers, the Queen Mother intervenes.
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Writers
Peter Morgan (created by) (inspired by the play 'The Audience' by) | Edward Hemming (story editor)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Nov 4, 2016

Release date
Nov 4, 2016 (United States)

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43 cast members
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Claire Foy
Queen Elizabeth II Queen Elizabeth II   See fewer
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Matt Smith
Philip, Duke of Edinburgh Philip, Duke of Edinburgh   See fewer
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Victoria Hamilton
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother   See fewer
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Vanessa Kirby
Princess Margaret Princess Margaret   See fewer
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Alex Jennings
David, Duke of Windsor David, Duke of Windsor   See fewer
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Harriet Walter
Clemmie Churchill Clemmie Churchill   See fewer
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John Lithgow
Winston Churchill Winston Churchill   See fewer
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Nicholas Rowe
Jock Colville Jock Colville   See fewer
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Pip Torrens
Tommy Lascelles Tommy Lascelles   See fewer
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Harry Hadden-Paton
Martin Charteris Martin Charteris   See fewer
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Ben Miles
Peter Townsend Peter Townsend   See fewer
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Daniel Ings
Mike Parker Mike Parker   See fewer
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Lizzy McInnerny
Bobo Macdonald Bobo Macdonald   See fewer
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Lia Williams
Wallis Simpson Wallis Simpson   See fewer
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Paul Thornley
Bill Mattheson Bill Mattheson   See fewer
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Will Keen
Michael Adeane Michael Adeane   See fewer
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Patrick Drury
Lord Chamberlain Lord Chamberlain   See fewer
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John Rowe
Chief Telephonist (Buckingham Palace) Chief Telephonist (Buckingham Palace)   See fewer
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Jonathan Newth
Page (Buckingham Palace) Page (Buckingham Palace)   See fewer
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Steven Blake
Buckingham Palace Press Secretary Buckingham Palace Press Secretary   See fewer
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David Gillies
Telephonist (Clarence House) Telephonist (Clarence House)   See fewer
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Peter Wight
Newspaper Editor Newspaper Editor   See fewer
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Nick Hendrix
Billy Wallace Billy Wallace   See fewer
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Josh Taylor
Johnny Dalkeith Johnny Dalkeith   See fewer
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David Shields
Colin Tennant Colin Tennant   See fewer
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Ben Fox
Princess Margaret's Private Secretary Princess Margaret's Private Secretary   See fewer
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Thomas Padden
Page (Clarence House) Page (Clarence House)   See fewer
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Julius D'Silva
Baron Nahum Baron Nahum   See fewer
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Jeannie Kinkaid
Telephonist (Sandringham Stables) Telephonist (Sandringham Stables)   See fewer
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Ed Stoppard
Tony Longdon Tony Longdon   See fewer
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Robin Bowerman
Page (Rhodesia) Page (Rhodesia)   See fewer
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Chris Gordon
Duke of Edinburgh's Valet Duke of Edinburgh's Valet   See fewer
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Angela Sims
Princess Margaret's Dresser Princess Margaret's Dresser   See fewer
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Clive Arrindell
Newspaper Proprietor Newspaper Proprietor   See fewer
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Mikaél Frimpong
Messenger Messenger   See fewer
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Jemma Lewis
Main Switchboard Operator Main Switchboard Operator   See fewer
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Teddy Lewis
Groundskeeper Groundskeeper   See fewer
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Jonathan Wayre
Projectionist Projectionist   See fewer
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Lasco Atkins
Club member (uncredited) Club member (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nick Davison
Airport Spectator (uncredited) Airport Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Nairne
F.O. Telephonist (uncredited) F.O. Telephonist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hugh O'Brien
Government Telephonist (uncredited) Government Telephonist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Sinclair
3rd Telephonist Rhodesia (uncredited) 3rd Telephonist Rhodesia (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

8.2 / 10 | 2,694 votes