The new series is set to open in the year 1848, a “turbulent and uncertain time” for monarchs and subjects alike according to creator Daisy Goodwin.
Speaking after the show was recommissioned, she said: “Series three will start in 1848 which was a hugely dramatic and eventful time for both the royal family and Europe, with revolutions on the continent and uncertainty around the monarchy. Viewers can expect more drama than ever before in the third series.”
Asked whether she’ll continue to play Victoria after series three, Coleman recently told Radio Times: “We’re deciding on a series-by-series basis.”
She added: “In the next one she’s starting to look a bit more matronly, she’s had six or seven children, so a bit wider, bit more of a bust, the make-up is more drawn… but there will come a point in her story when no amount of prosthetic make-up or me lowering my voice will be convincing enough.”
The eight-part series will air on ITV in 2019.
Victoria season three starts on PBS Masterpiece in the US, Sunday 13 January, 9/8c
This article was originally published on 27 October 2018