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Victoria

Series 2

Show Synopsis

Victoria draws on real-life events and the Queen’s own exhaustive diaries to paint a vivid portrait of her transformation from an impulsive eighteen-year- old to her early years as wife, mother and head of a global empire.

Picking up six weeks after the first series ended, the new season establishes Victoria as a working mother, learning to balance her responsibilities as both parent and Queen. However, with Prince Albert still struggling to find a role for himself there is an inevitable power struggle between husband and wife.

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About The Show

Created and written by acclaimed novelist Daisy Goodwin, this lavish costume drama is the start of a landmark account of the life of one of history’s greatest monarchs.

With cinematic production values and an ensemble cast of award-winning talent, envisaged as a multi-series Victoria draws on real-life events and the Queen’s own exhaustive diaries to paint a vivid portrait of her transformation from an impulsive eighteen-year-old to her early years as wife, mother and head of a global empire.

A saga of interlocking circles, stretching from the upper echelons of the royal court to the below-stairs staff, this is a story of passionate affairs, power struggles and unrequited love, at the centre of which stands the new Queen - a strong, complex and wilful woman who must, somehow, become an enduring icon.

Next On

Episode 1, Series 1

Thursday November 29 at 8:30pm

Episode 1 | Series 1

When eighteen-year-old Victoria becomes Queen, her mother the Duchess of Kent, led by her adviser, Conroy, circle around the young monarch, itching to seize power.

Episode 2, Series 1

Thursday November 29 at 9:45pm

Episode 2 | Series 1

Victoria is devastated when Melbourne regretfully announces he is stepping down, and even more bewildered that she must ask a complete stranger, Sir Robert Peel, to form a government…

Episode 6, Series 2

Friday November 30 at 3:40pm

Faith, Hope And Charity

Episode 6 | Series 2

News of the horrific famine in Ireland Finally reaches the Queen.

Episode 3, Series 1

Thursday December 6 at 8:30pm

Episode 3 | Series 1

When Victoria's uncle Leopold proposes Albert as a husband, other suitors also swoop in, desperate to win the Queen's hand in marriage.

Episode 4, Series 1

Thursday December 6 at 9:25pm

Episode 4 | Series 1

Despite Victoria's declarations of indifference, she struggles to hide her true feelings for Prince Albert as he puts her on the defensive.

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