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Masterpiece

King Charles III

"King Charles III," adapted by Mike Bartlett from his Tony-nominated stage play, is part political thriller, part family drama and a timely examination of contemporary Britain.

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...
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  • program length: 120 minutes
  • episode #4718