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King Charles III On Masterpiece

Prince Charles has waited his entire life to ascend to the British throne. But after the Queen’s death, he immediately finds himself wrestling his conscience over a bill to sign into law. With the future of the monarchy under threat, protests on the streets, and his family in disarray, Charles must grapple with his own identity and purpose, to decide whether the British crown has any real power.


May 2, 2017
Veteran actor Tim Pigott-Smith stars in his final performance for MASTERPIECE...


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Adapted from a 2016 Tony nominee for Best Play, the drama imagines Prince Charles’ reign.