Victoria Season 1 : The first series tells the story of the first years of Queen Victoria’s reign, beginning with the moment of the Queen’s accession in 1837, following her first faltering steps from capricious, hormonal teenager with a weak grasp on her duties and responsibilities to her marriage to Albert.
Victoria Season 1 Episode 8 : A heavily pregnant Victoria is frustrated by both Albert and her mother’s attempts to confine her to the Palace. Cumberland arrives in London, hoping that Victoria may die in childbirth, as he is still the heir Presumptive. Determined to show herself in public, Victoria goes for a drive and […]
Victoria Season 1 Episode 7 : The queen becomes pregnant, and declares that Albert will become head of state in the event of her death. The developments outrage members of the Tory party, who fear a German prince holding sway over the nation and make arrangements to disrupt his visit to the industrial north. The […]
Victoria Season 1 Episode 6 : Albert feels he needs a greater role in public affairs, and becomes involved in the anti-slavery movement. Victoria matches wills with the Duke of Sussex to see that her husband is granted more respect, while Skerrett faces a dilemma when she realises that the only person who can save […]
Victoria Season 1 Episode 5 : Melbourne warns Victoria that Parliament will not be happy about her marrying a German prince, a prediction that proves all too accurate when the Privy Council refuse to grant Albert a royal title. The prince fears for his future in England, while Victoria succumbs to paranoia, becoming convinced that […]
Victoria Season 1 Episode 4 : Prince Albert arrives in England for the first time, and he and Victoria take an instant dislike to each other in an awkward first encounter. Below stairs, Albert’s valet clashes with the royal servants, while Skerrett is visited by a girl in need of money.
Victoria Season 1 Episode 3 : A Chartist uprising in Newport underlines the instability of the monarchy. King Leopold suggests to Victoria that she consider Prince Albert as a possible consort, a development that results in the young queen being surrounded by suitors.
Victoria Season 1 Episode 2 : Lord Melbourne’s resignation as Prime Minister leaves Victoria devastated. As Lord Melbourne’s popularity in the house wanes, the Tories eagerly await their imminent triumph, while the Duke of Cumberland views it as a chance to prey on his niece’s vulnerability.
Victoria Season 1 Episode 1 : In 1838, at the age of 18, young princess Alexandrina’s life is transformed when she ascends the throne of Great Britain and becomes Queen Victoria. Suddenly finding herself freed of the repressive shackles placed on her by her mother’s advisor, Conroy, she builds a new alliance with the charismatic […]