The Queen and Margaret Thatcher at war in explosive The Crown series 4 trailer

A new trailer has dropped ahead of Netflix 's upcoming series four of The Crown to tease fans and it is fiery.

The explosive clips delved into the relationship between Queen Elizabeth, played by Olivia Colman, and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, played by Gillian Anderson.

The official trailer opened with the very distinctive voice of Thatcher, and the charming voice of Lady Diana Spencer, played by Emma Corrin.

Things quickly get more fast-paced as it focuses on the Queen and Thatcher discussing, in a rather heated fashion, the state of the nation.

Set in the late 1970s, the new series appears to pay close attention to the women's tension.

The tension only gets worse between the pair as Thatcher leads the UK into the Falklands War, which created conflict within the Commonwealth.

As well as heated scenes between Thatcher and the Queen, the trailer also sheds light on what life was allegedly like for Prince Charles at the time.

At the time the Queen's son, who is next in line for the throne, was unmarried and 30 years old which caused concern and led to the family securing him an appropriate bride.

Then introduced is a young Lady Diana Spencer, who later becomes Charles' wife.

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The romance between the two provided a much-needed fairytale to unite the people of Britain as Thatcher's divisive policing came into place.

However, scenes in the trailer show the family becoming divided over Diana.

The Queen, Princess Margaret and the Queen Mother are filmed discussing Diana as they remind the Queen that she will "bend" to their way of thinking.

When the Queen asks what happens if she doesn’t "bend", Margaret replies: "She will break."

Speaking about his portrayal of the two most powerful women in the country of that time, lead writer Peter Morgan explains: "It could be said that they are two very similar women, born only months apart.

"They are very much defined by the Second World War, by a sense of a sense of frugality, hard work, commitment, Christianity and so much more.

"It was a commonly held piece of wisdom that the Queen and Thatcher didn’t get on. I think there was probably a lot of respect.

"I also get a chance to explore them both as mothers. Writing Thatcher and the Queen as mothers was probably an angle that no one has explored before. But it yielded one of my favourite episodes in the season."

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