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(2016– )

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Jenna Coleman was allowed to read Queen Victoria's diaries as research. Parts of the diaries had been removed upon the queens instruction shortly after her death.
Brown eyed Jenna Coleman wore blue colored contacts to play Queen Victoria.
Tori the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel in the series also played Dash in the movie Young Victoria starring Emily Blunt.
Jenna Coleman had to learn the waltz and ride side saddle.
Originally made as a mini-series but after getting so many viewers ITV made it a Tv-Series and confirmed it for a second season (September 2016)
Jenna Coleman Lily James, Cara Delevingne, Emilia Clarke and Chloë Grace Moretz were on the shortlist for the lead. The part was given to Jenna Coleman.
Real rats were used for the palace infestation and Victoria's birthday party scenes.
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Tom Hughes revealed at a screening the proposal scene took 50 takes. A bird on the roof of the hanger studio kept making noises it was "a nightmare."
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Jenna Coleman, Eve Myles, Adrian Schiller and Tommy Knight were in Doctor Who
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Jenna Coleman wore 20 gowns including her red Lydia Wickham traveling outfit from Death Comes to Pemberley.
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The same Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Tori played Victoria's dog Dash in both this and the film The Young Victoria (2009).
Novelist Daisy Goodwin's screenwriting debut.
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22,000 oyster shells were spray painted gold and used as gilding for the royal residences sets.
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Alex Jennings is now renown for playing royals. Before taking on the role of King Leopold I of Belgium in Victoria (2016), he portrayed:
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Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes both previously starred in Stephen Poliakoff's Dancing on the Edge (2013).
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HRH, The Duke of Cumberland (later King Ernest of Hannover) did in fact have a son who was blind and became, after his fathers death, His Majesty King George V Hannover. He was never known as Lord Cumberland.
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Spoilers 

The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

It is suggested that Queen Victoria fell in love with/ fancied Lord Melbourne but that is not the case in real life. There is no indication that Victoria saw Melbourne anymore than a father figure.

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