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The Crown on Netflix

  • 15 maart 2017
  • Niveau: Havo/vwo bovenbouw
  • Bron: Telegraph
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Film and TV streaming company Netflix have produced a series about Queen Elizabeth II’s rise to power. It is called The Crown.


Watch the video about Queen Elizabeth II and answer the questions.

1 Why did Edward XIII give up the crown?

2 During World War II Queen Elizabeth made quite an impression on the British people. Mention two of the things she did.

3 Which new habit did she introduce?

4 Why was 1992 such a bad year?

5 When did Queen Elizabeth’s image take a blow? Explain why.

Read the text and answer the questions.

6 What are two of the main cost factors of The Crown?

7 The Crown tells ’the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world.’ Who live on those addresses?

8 Mention two appealing aspects of the series according to the text.

9 What contradiction does the text mention about the costumes in The Crown and Queen Elizabeth’s wedding dress?

10 The trailer suggests that Philip has problems adjusting to his new role. Why do you think that is?

11 Which three themes will the series likely explore according to the penultimate paragraph?

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