TV Movie | Not Rated | | Drama, Sci-Fi
Prince Charles' fictional accession to the throne following the Queen's death. When he refuses to sign a controversial bill into law, political chaos ensues: a constitutional crisis, street riots and a tank in front of Buckingham Palace.
After performing in the original play in Almeida Theatre, Tim Pigott-Smith and Oliver Chris reprised their roles of Prince Charles and Prince William, respectively, for the small screen.
The orb and sceptre as well as the crown are placed on a monarch's coffin. Here they are absent.