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Victoria & Albert (2001)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama | History  -  20 October 2001 (USA)
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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 18-year-old Victoria's ascension to the ... See full summary »

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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 18-year-old Victoria's ascension to the throne, the series charts the tumultuous period in 19th 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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Victoria & Albert - Eine Liebe im Schatten der Macht  »

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Peter Ustinov previously played King William IV's elder brother, the Prince of Wales (the future King George IV), in Beau Brummell (1954). In the interim, he had played their great-nephew King Edward VII, Queen Victoria's eldest son and eventual successor, in Strumpet City (1980). See more »

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In the part 1 closing credits, Penelope Wilton is misspelled "Penelope Winton". (She is named correctly in the opening and part 2 closing credits.) See more »

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Prince Albert: I'm not speaking as your husband I am speaking as Vicky's Father!
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Version of Mrs Brown (1997) See more »

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Outstanding!
27 May 2002 | by (Perth) – See 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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