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Victoria & Albert (2001)

The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837, the year of King William IV's death and eighteen-year-old Victoria's ascension to ... See full summary »

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John Erman

Writer:

John Goldsmith
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Victoria Hamilton ... Victoria
Jonathan Firth ... Prince Albert
James Callis ... Ernest
Diana Rigg ... Baroness Lehzen
Patrick Malahide ... Sir John Conroy
Roger Hammond ... Duke of Coburg
Penelope Wilton ... Princess Mary Louise Victoria, Duchess of Kent
Peter Ustinov ... King William IV
Delena Kidd Delena Kidd ... Queen Adelaide
Timothy Carlton ... Dr. Halford
John Wood ... Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Malcolm Sinclair ... Conyngham
Gary Raymond ... Archbishop
Nigel Hawthorne ... Lord William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne
Crispin Redman Crispin Redman ... Mr. Anson
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The passionate love story that was Queen Victoria and Prince Albert's lengthy marriage. Beginning in 1837, the year of King William IV's death and eighteen-year-old Victoria's ascension to the throne, the series charts the tumultuous period in nineteenth century England where Victoria comes to terms with the enormous duties that lay ahead of her, while also falling deeply in love with her beloved Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. The marriage and birth of their nine children are featured, as is Albert's frustration by the inactivity he experienced in the early years of his role as Prince Consort. Written by markbs

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An epic love story as proud and powerful as the British Empire.


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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 October 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Victoria & Albert See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This was Joyce Redman's final acting role before her death on May 10, 2012. See more »

Goofs

The older Queen Victoria (Joyce Redman) has blue eyes, while younger Queen Victoria (Victoria Hamilton) has dark eyes. See more »

Quotes

Prince Albert: I'm not speaking as your husband I am speaking as Vicky's Father!
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Connections

Version of The Mudlark (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Hallelujah Chorus
(uncredited)
George Frideric Handel
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Outstanding!
27 May 2002 | by don*gSee all my reviews

When I first saw Victoria Hamilton in the trailers, I thought, 'she's not a good likeness', but having seen the first episode, I can only praise the wonderful acting and superb script. I, for one, (while reasonably coversant with history), have never thought about her early years on the throne, and the difficulty as a teenage monarch, of dealing with Mum and Parliament! Mentally, I was constantly comparing her situation with that other teenage female queen, Lady Jane Grey. Victoria as portrayed, is an engaging and thoroughly likable person, very much a child coming into adulthood, and thus a fascinating comparison to the standard historical perspective that we have grown up with.


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