The Crown Season 4 review – is it the best season yet?

While Netflix’s The Crown Season 4 doesn’t stay ‘entirely on script’, positive reviews come pouring in.

Right off the bat let’s dive into The Crown Season 4 review from Rotten Tomato. On the Tomatometer, the critics have scored The Crown Season 4 at a near-perfect 96% and the voice of the people have matched it with a 96% from the Audience score.

Whatever historical liberties The Crown takes in its fourth season are easily forgiven thanks to the sheer power of its performances – particularly Gillian Anderson’s imposing take on The Iron Lady and newcomer Emma Corrin’s embodiment of a young Princess Diana.

Critics Consensus – Rotten Tomato

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Vanity Fair

The Crown Season 4 Review – Absorbing, both incredibly satisfying and, often, painful to watch unfold.

Entertainment Weekly

The sad and maddening saga of Charles and Diana — and, of course, Olivia Colman’s Queen Elizabeth II — hangs heavy over The Crown’s gripping and bittersweet fourth season.

IndieWire

Gillian Anderson gives a gritty, galling performance as Margaret Thatcher, but it’s Emma Corrin’s winsome Princess Diana that steals The Crown Season 4.

BBC

The Crown is always at its best when tackling the mythology of the Royal Family.

The Crown Season 4 Episode Guide

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Gold Stick: Episode 4.1

As Elizabeth welcomes Britain’s first woman prime minister and Charles meets a young Diana Spencer, an IRA attack brings tragedy to the royal family.

The Balmoral Test: Episode #4.2

Margaret Thatcher visits Balmoral but has trouble fitting in with the royal family, while Charles finds himself torn between his heart and family duty.

Fairytale: Episode 4.3

After Charles proposes, Diana moves into Buckingham Palace and finds her life filled with princess training, loneliness and Camilla Parker Bowles. 

Favourites: Episode 4.4

While Margaret Thatcher struggles with the disappearance of her favorite child, Elizabeth reexamines her relationships with her four children. 

Fagan: Episode 4.5

As Thatcher’s policies create rising unemployment, a desperate man breaks into the palace, where he finds Elizabeth’s bedroom and awakens her for a talk. 

Terra Nullius: Episode 4.6

On a tour of Australia, Diana struggles to balance motherhood with her royal duties while both she and Charles cope with their marriage difficulties. 

The Hereditary Principle: Episode 4.7

Grappling with mental health issues, Margaret seeks help and discovers an appalling secret about estranged relatives of the royal family. 

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48:1: Episode 4.8

As man nations condemn apartheid in South Africa, tensions mounts between Thatcher and Elizabeth about their clashing opinions on applying sanctions.

Avalanche: Episode 4.9

Charles is caught in a deadly avalanche, prompting both him and Diana to reevaluate their commitment to their troubled marriage.

War: Episode 4.10

Amid a growing challenge to her power, Thatcher fights for her position. Charles grows more determined to separate from Diana as their marriage unravels.

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