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Victoria

  • 2018
  • Season 3
  • 8 episodes
  • Drama
  • Action

Summary

It's 1848, and nations across Europe are undergoing revolution. An overthrown king and Victoria's half-sister flee to Britain, and seek sanctuary at the palace.

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Episode 5: A Show of Unity

Summary

An attempt is made on the queen's life, and she discovers the would-be assassin was motivated by the political unrest dividing Ireland. Determined to resolve the situation, she arranges a royal visit despite Albert's objections. During the trip, she meets Palmerston's wife and learns more about their unconventional marriage

Review

To begin with, I was sceptical about Laurence Fox and his dry turn as Lord Palmerston, but I’ve come round. In fact, he’s now in danger of stealing the show. The role is made for Fox’s ability to mix haughty and louche, drawling out his lines like a sort of Victorian Fonz, and in control of every scene and every conversation.

This week, he’s on home ground for a change as Victoria and Albert visit Ireland and stay at Lord P’s estate, scandalised by his open marriage arrangements. Meanwhile, the other actor in danger of stealing the show, Laurie Shepherd (nine) shines too, as Prince Bertie gets a new tutor. Plus, of course, things are hotting up between the duchess and the footman.

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2019-04-21
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Cast

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VictoriaJenna Coleman
Prince AlbertTom Hughes
Lord John RussellJohn Sessions
Lord PalmerstonLaurence Fox
Duke Charles of MonmouthNicholas Audsley
Abigail TurnerSabrina Bartlett
JosephDavid Burnett
Princess FeodoraKate Fleetwood
BrodieTommy Knight
Mr CaineEdwin Thomas
Duchess Sophie of MonmouthLily Travers
Lord Alfred PagetJordan Waller
Lady Emma PortmanAnna Wilson-Jones
Prince BertieLaurie Shepherd
Princess VickyLouisa Bay
Emily PalmerstonPandora Clifford
Rev HannamRichard Earl
MageeFergal McElherron
Cardinal RonanChristopher Dunne
Irish mayorTrevor Murphy

Crew

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Executive producerDaisy Goodwin
Executive producerDamien Timmer
Executive producerKate McKerrell
ProducerDavid Boulter
DirectorChloe Thomas
WriterGuy Andrews

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  • Summary

    An attempt is made on the queen's life, and she discovers the would-be assassin was motivated by the political unrest dividing Ireland. Determined to resolve the situation, she arranges a royal visit despite Albert's objections. During the trip, she meets Palmerston's wife and learns more about their unconventional marriage

    Review

    To begin with, I was sceptical about Laurence Fox and his dry turn as Lord Palmerston, but I’ve come round. In fact, he’s now in danger of stealing the show. The role is made for Fox’s ability to mix haughty and louche, drawling out his lines like a sort of Victorian Fonz, and in control of every scene and every conversation.

    This week, he’s on home ground for a change as Victoria and Albert visit Ireland and stay at Lord P’s estate, scandalised by his open marriage arrangements. Meanwhile, the other actor in danger of stealing the show, Laurie Shepherd (nine) shines too, as Prince Bertie gets a new tutor. Plus, of course, things are hotting up between the duchess and the footman.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming providers below.

    Streaming

    We may earn commission from links on this page. Our editorial is always independent (learn more)

    Details

    Released on
    2019-04-21
    Languages
    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    VictoriaJenna Coleman
    Prince AlbertTom Hughes
    Lord John RussellJohn Sessions
    Lord PalmerstonLaurence Fox
    Duke Charles of MonmouthNicholas Audsley
    Abigail TurnerSabrina Bartlett
    JosephDavid Burnett
    Princess FeodoraKate Fleetwood
    BrodieTommy Knight
    Mr CaineEdwin Thomas
    Duchess Sophie of MonmouthLily Travers
    Lord Alfred PagetJordan Waller
    Lady Emma PortmanAnna Wilson-Jones
    Prince BertieLaurie Shepherd
    Princess VickyLouisa Bay
    Emily PalmerstonPandora Clifford
    Rev HannamRichard Earl
    MageeFergal McElherron
    Cardinal RonanChristopher Dunne
    Irish mayorTrevor Murphy

    Crew

    rolename
    Executive producerDaisy Goodwin
    Executive producerDamien Timmer
    Executive producerKate McKerrell
    ProducerDavid Boulter
    DirectorChloe Thomas
    WriterGuy Andrews
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