Season 2 of The Crown is streaming on Netflix. Of course, I didn’t waste much time watching the first episode. Things are tense between Elizabeth and Philip, Princess Margaret is drinking too much, and Philip may be cavorting with a ballet dancer. Of course, you’re going to be in for more historical insights if you weren’t alive in 1956, including the Suez Canal crisis. Looking for the real scoop? Radio Times hasn’t wasted any time clarifying it for you in this article.
The Suez Crisis of 1956 was a political disaster for Britain and for Prime Minister Anthony Eden as the joint invasion was met with international outcry – find out more about the events behind The Crown season 2