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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 18-year-old Victoria's ascension to the ... 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 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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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 October 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Victoria & Albert - Eine Liebe im Schatten der Macht See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Jonathan Firth plays Prince Albert, namesake of the subsequent Prince Albert/ King George V, played by his brother Colin Firth in The King's Speech (2010). See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

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

Version of Queen of Destiny (1938) See more »

Soundtracks

Ta-Ra-Ra Boom-De-Ay
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Traditional, attributed to Henry J. Sayers
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A flawless A&E production
25 October 2001 | by dewey22See all my reviews

Few movies are made that are so flawless. Perfect in: casting, directing, editing, content, costumes, and background music. All performances are believable and the diction is as clear as if it were an American made movie. The main character "Victoria" is played by Victoria Hamilton whose ability to express feelings without speaking is Oscar winning quality plus.


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