Synopsis: Elizabeth Windsor rose to the throne in 1952 and has been Queen of the United Kingdom ever since. She has reigned over turbulent times. Social upheavals, cash problems, civil unrest, and family woes have challenged her spirit, her principles, and her resolve.
This five-part British series blends dramatized scenes behind palace doors with documentary footage and new interviews with royal insiders. Five top British actresses portray the queen at pivotal moments in her reign from 1955 to 2005.