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The Crown: Assassins / Season: 1 / Episode: 9 (00010009) (2016)
Production Code: 00010009
November 4, 2016
Philip begins spending more and more time out of the house, while Elizabeth begins to spend more and more time with her old friend Porchey, a horse manager and old friend of the Royal Family who many had expected and even arranged for Elizabeth to marry. As tension arises, including Elizabeth having a direct line put in for Porchey to call Buckingham Palace, the two have an angry confrontation, which leads to Elizabeth telling Philip afterwards that, despite the fact a marriage with Porchey was more desired and perhaps would have even worked out better, the only person she had ever loved in her entire life was Philip. Following a moving speech at a dinner at Downing Street for Churchill's 80th birthday, Philip silently apologises to Elizabeth, but the tension continues. Graham Sutherland (Stephen Dillane) paints Churchill's portrait for his 80th birthday.
January 2, 2011