Queen Victoria, a 19th-century heroine for our times, faces the very modern challenge of balancing a growing family with her marriage to Prince Albert and her work--all while being the ruler of the most powerful nation on earth. UK Edition.
New mother Victoria is impatient to return to the business of ruling a nation, while Albert attempts to protect her from the increasingly desperate news regarding British soldiers in Afghanistan.
2. The Green-Eyed Monster (UK Edition)
January 14, 2018
Victoria is thrown into turmoil by the realisation that she is pregnant again, and her equilibrium is further threatened by Albert’s burgeoning friendship with the lady mathematician, Ada Lovelace.
3. Warp and Weft (UK Edition)
January 21, 2018
Discontent is growing in the country, and Victoria throws a ball in a misguided attempt to help the silk weavers of Spitalfields – but the spectacular event only exposes her naivety, and an unexpected grief finally forces her to put childish things away for good.
4. The Sins of the Father (UK Edition)
January 21, 2018
Despite giving birth to a healthy Prince of Wales, Victoria finds herself paralysed by an inexplicable sorrow. Meanwhile, a tragedy in Coburg plunges Albert into his own private torment.
5. Entente Cordiale (UK Edition)
January 28, 2018
Victoria decides to try her hand at foreign relations, and takes the royal court on an adventure to France, stepping toe to toe with the cunning King of the French, Louis Philippe.
6. Faith, Hope, and Charity (UK Edition)
February 4, 2018
News of the horrific famine in Ireland has finally reached the Queen. She is adamant that her government should be doing more to help, but meets with surprising opposition from her Prime Minister.
7. The King Over the Water (UK Edition)
October 8, 2018
Feeling suffocated by the weight of the crown, Victoria escapes with her court to the Scottish Highlands. She and Albert revel in the opportunity to be a normal husband and wife, but the holiday can’t last forever.
8. The Luxury of Conscience (UK Edition)
February 18, 2018
Victoria and Albert have to face their worst nightmare as parents, while Peel takes on the ultimate battle in Parliament. When tragedy strikes, they must confront the true cost of standing by your convictions.
9. The Christmas Special (UK Edition)
February 25, 2018
Victoria and Albert have very different expectations for a family Christmas, and the arrival of a young African orphan at the Palace puts them at loggerheads. After a terrifying accident calls the couple's priorities into question, Victoria and Albert finally realize that they must leave behind the pain of their upbringings if they are to give their own children the Christmas that they never had.
101. PBS Previews: Victoria Season 2
December 15, 2017
PBS and MASTERPIECE talk with the creator and cast of VICTORIA, in this preview of season 2.
102. Bonus: An Icon for Women Today
January 2, 2018
Creator Daisy Goodwin and Jenna Coleman reveal why Victoria and her extraordinary story continues to appeal to audiences today.
103. Bonus: The Silent Piano
January 30, 2018
Music Associate Tom Kelly and actor David Oakes (Prince Ernest) reveal the secrets of how the actors convincingly play piano in Victoria.
104. Bonus: A Woman in a Man's World
January 30, 2018
Jenna Coleman, Tom Hughes, Alex Jennings, Diana Rigg, Nigel Lindsay, and Jordan Waller discuss how Victoria struggles to define her role as a ruler, and find a compromise between being a woman and ruling in a masculine power structure.