The Crown – Season Four – Episode 9 – Avalanche

The Crown – Season Four – Episode 9 – Avalanche

Plot: Charles is caught in a deadly avalanche, prompting both him and Diana to re-evaluate their commitment to their troubled marriage.


There may be spoilers in the rest of the review

Story: Avalanche starts on the birthday of Prince Charles (Josh O’Connor) who gets a surprise performances from Princess Diana (Emma Corrin), which gets the crowds approval, only leaving Charles angry, the marriage is starting to fall apart and after Prince Charles is a lucky survivor of a avalanche, it only highlights the problems the two were having. With Queen Elizabeth II (Olivia Colman) learning of the troubles the couple have been having, she and Philip Duke of Edinburgh (Tobias Menzies) look to address the problems of the affairs the two are both accused of being involved in, they do look to try and solve the problems they have been going through.

Thoughts on The Crown – Season Four – Episode 9 – Avalanche

Thoughts – Avalanche gets to put the spotlight back on the marriage of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, the pair have been struggling for a while, but a surprised event brings them closer hoping to fix their problems. Emma Corrin and Josh O’Connor step up to carry this episode showing just how the two would always be left in a position where they couldn’t be happy with the life they once dreamt of, the pairs real life actions were always questioned and it highlights how both might not have been as loyal as they once believed. We get to focus on Prince Charles and how he always seems to believe his family was against him, from his wife, mother or sister.

Final Thoughts Avalanche shines the light on Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s struggling marriage seeing both Josh O’Connor and Emma Corrin give brilliant performances through the episode. 4/5



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