Drama

Atlantic Crossing

A princess steals the heart of the president of the United States in an epic drama based on the World War II relationship of Franklin Roosevelt and Norwegian Crown Princess Martha. Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks, Sex and the City) stars as Roosevelt, opposite Swedish star Sofia Helin (The Bridge) as Martha.

Episode 8

52m 45s

With the war almost over, the president’s health takes a bad turn. Olav tries to keep Norway out of the clutches of the Soviets. He also faces rocky relations with Martha.

Episodes

  • Episode 8: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 8

    S2021 E8 - 52m 45s

    With the war almost over, the president’s health takes a bad turn. Olav tries to keep Norway out of the clutches of the Soviets. He also faces rocky relations with Martha.

  • Episode 7: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 7

    S2021 E7 - 53m 5s

    A Nazi agent slips through the cracks, putting the children at risk. Martha travels to England and gets a shock. A Norwegian war hero meets a tragic fate.

  • Episode 6: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 6

    S2021 E6 - 53m 5s

    America enters the war, and Olav arrives from England. Missy grows suspicious of ties between Roosevelt and Martha, as does Olav. Meanwhile, a dastardly Nazi plot unfolds.

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    Episode 5

    S2021 E5 - 53m 5s

    Martha uses dinner-table tactics to help Norway. The first lady gives Martha unusual lessons in public speaking. The president gets on dangerous ground with Martha.

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    Episode 4

    S2021 E4 - 53m 5s

    Martha is pressured to exploit her friendship with the president, who defies isolationists to push the Lend-Lease act. Martha and the children get a surprise Christmas present.

  • Episode 3: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 3

    S2021 E3 - 53m 5s

    While bombs fall on Olav and the king in London, Martha and the children are in the U.S., where President Roosevelt extends a special invitation.

  • Episode 2: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2

    S2021 E2 - 53m 5s

    Olav and the king plan their escape. Meanwhile, Martha and the children take refuge with her Swedish royal relatives. But the Nazis threaten the king if he harbors the crown princess.

  • Episode 1: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 1

    S2021 E1 - 53m 5s

    Norwegian Crown Princess Martha and her husband Prince Olav visit U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt in 1939. A year later they must flee the Nazi invasion of their country.

Extras + Features

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    S2021 E2 - 30s

    Olav and the king plan their escape. Meanwhile, Martha and the children take refuge with her Swedish royal relatives. But the Nazis threaten the king if he harbors the crown princess.

  • Kyle MacLachlan as Franklin Roosevelt: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Kyle MacLachlan as Franklin Roosevelt

    S2021 E1 - 2m 46s

    "He had a tremendous compassion and understanding... The understanding of what it's like to be the underdog." Kyle MacLachlan and others reflect on what it was like to have the actor play such an iconic role in Atlantic Crossing.

  • Official Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Official Preview

    S2021 - 30s

    A princess steals the heart of the president in an epic drama based on the World War II relationship of FDR and Norwegian Crown Princess Martha.

Schedule

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    Atlantic Crossing on Masterpiece: TVSS: Iconic

    Atlantic Crossing

    The Throne

    Sunday
    Apr 11

    1 Hour

    Olav and the king plan their escape; Martha and her children take refuge in Sweden, but a Nazi threat still looms.
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    Atlantic Crossing on Masterpiece: TVSS: Iconic

    Atlantic Crossing

    The Throne

    Sunday
    Apr 11

    1 Hour

    Olav and the king plan their escape; Martha and her children take refuge in Sweden, but a Nazi threat still looms.
  • Image
    Atlantic Crossing on Masterpiece: TVSS: Iconic

    Atlantic Crossing

    The Throne

    Monday
    Apr 12

    1 Hour

    Olav and the king plan their escape; Martha and her children take refuge in Sweden, but a Nazi threat still looms.
  • Image
    Atlantic Crossing on Masterpiece: TVSS: Iconic

    Atlantic Crossing

    The Throne

    Monday
    Apr 12

    1 Hour

    Olav and the king plan their escape; Martha and her children take refuge in Sweden, but a Nazi threat still looms.
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    Atlantic Crossing on Masterpiece: TVSS: Iconic

    Atlantic Crossing

    Crossing the Atlantic

    Sunday
    Apr 18

    1 Hour

    U.S. President Roosevelt extends a special invitation to Martha and her children, while bombs fall on Olav and the king in London.
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    Atlantic Crossing on Masterpiece: TVSS: Iconic

    Atlantic Crossing

    Crossing the Atlantic

    Sunday
    Apr 18

    1 Hour

    U.S. President Roosevelt extends a special invitation to Martha and her children, while bombs fall on Olav and the king in London.
  • Image
    Atlantic Crossing on Masterpiece: TVSS: Iconic

    Atlantic Crossing

    Crossing the Atlantic

    Monday
    Apr 19

    1 Hour

    U.S. President Roosevelt extends a special invitation to Martha and her children, while bombs fall on Olav and the king in London.
  • Image
    Atlantic Crossing on Masterpiece: TVSS: Iconic

    Atlantic Crossing

    Crossing the Atlantic

    Monday
    Apr 19

    1 Hour

    U.S. President Roosevelt extends a special invitation to Martha and her children, while bombs fall on Olav and the king in London.
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    Atlantic Crossing on Masterpiece: TVSS: Iconic

    Atlantic Crossing

    Fires Spread

    Sunday
    Apr 25

    1 Hour

    Martha is pressured to exploit her friendship with President Roosevelt; Martha and her children get a surprise Christmas present.
  • Image
    Atlantic Crossing on Masterpiece: TVSS: Iconic

    Atlantic Crossing

    Fires Spread

    Sunday
    Apr 25

    1 Hour

    Martha is pressured to exploit her friendship with President Roosevelt; Martha and her children get a surprise Christmas present.
  • Image
    Atlantic Crossing on Masterpiece: TVSS: Iconic

    Atlantic Crossing

    Fires Spread

    Monday
    Apr 26

    1 Hour

    Martha is pressured to exploit her friendship with President Roosevelt; Martha and her children get a surprise Christmas present.
  • Image
    Atlantic Crossing on Masterpiece: TVSS: Iconic

    Atlantic Crossing

    Fires Spread

    Monday
    Apr 26

    1 Hour

    Martha is pressured to exploit her friendship with President Roosevelt; Martha and her children get a surprise Christmas present.

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