The ambitious eight-part drama follows the early life of Queen Victoria, from her accesion to the throne at the tender age of 18 through to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert. Victoria went on to rule for 63 years, and was the longest-serving monarch until she was overtaken by Elizabeth II on 9th September 2016. At the centre stands the new Queen – a spirited, passionate woman who must, somehow, become an enduring icon of stability and strength.
Last Episode01x08 Young England Aired: Oct. 09, 2016
A heavily pregnant Victoria is frustrated by both Albert and her mother's attempts to confine her to the Palace. Cumberland arrives in London, …
Series Fun Facts
- Tom Hughes revealed at a screening the proposal scene took 50 takes. A bird on the roof of the hanger studio kept making noises it was "a nightmare."
- Jenna Coleman and Matt Smith have starred alongside each other in Doctor Who (2005). Each has starred in a series about a Queen of England -- Coleman in Victoria (2017) and Smith in The Crown (2016).
- SPOILER: It is suggested that Queen Victoria fell in love with/ fancied Lord Melbourne but that is not the case in real life. There is no indication that Victoria saw Melbourne anymore than a…
[show]SPOILER: It is suggested that Queen Victoria fell in love with/ fancied Lord Melbourne but that is not the case in real life. There is no indication that Victoria saw Melbourne anymore than a father figure.