ITV’s ‘Vanity Fair’ adds Suranne Jones and Michael Palin to all-star cast

While initial filming has begun in Budapest on Vanity Fair, Gwyneth Hughes’ adaptation of William Makepeace Thackeray’s epic story of love and intrigue during the Napoleonic Wars, producers continue to add to an already stellar cast which includes Martin Clunes (Doc Martin), Tom Bateman (Murder On The Orient Express), Claudia Jessie (Line of Duty) and Frances de La Tour […]

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Rufus Sewell talks Lord M’s return to ‘Victoria’ S2

Lord M returned to Victoria this past Sunday on ITV. For American fans of the series that are waiting ever so (im)patiently, Rufus Sewell will return as Lord Melbourne in the 2nd episode of the 2nd series of Victoria on Sunday, January 21, 2018 (remember the series officially returns the week prior on Sunday, January 14). While viewers across the […]

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Lord M set for series 2 return in ‘Victoria’!

When we last left the great Lord M, his ever-so-coy romance with the young Queen Victoria was resolved when she married Prince Albert, played by Tom Hughes, and Victoria (Jenna Coleman) had given birth to her first daughter. Given that Lord Melbourne is no longer Prime Minister by the start of series 2, it would be […]

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PBS sets 1.14.18 as premiere for ‘Victoria’ S2

The more than 16.2 million viewers that tuned in for the premiere season of Victoria have been waiting since last March for word as to when we’d find out how a young Queen Victoria would handle motherhood, monarchy and marriage. Well, Victoria-Nation, the wait is over as PBS announced earlier this week that series 2 will return on […]

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‘The Crown’ S2 gets a new trailer and a December release date

Just as Jenna Coleman’s Queen Victoria begins her struggles with motherhood, monarchy and marriage in the forthcoming series 2 of Victoria, all is not well in the royal household of series 2 of The Crown as Claire Foy’s Queen Elizabeth is having her own marriage issues. As her empire begins to crumble around her, she must do what is […]

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Jenna Coleman’s granddad is ‘man in crowd’ in ‘Victoria’ S2

It was ‘Bring your Granddad to Work Day’ recently during the filming of series 2 of Victoria when Jenna Coleman’s grandfather appeared on the set recently in period garb. While he won’t be playing her character’s grandfather, George III, Coleman’s real-life grandfather will be featured as an extra in the period drama as ‘man in crowd’. Coleman posted […]

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Queen Victoria struggles with motherhood, monarchy and marriage as first trailer from S2 of ‘Victoria’ is released

When last we left Jenna Coleman’s Queen Victoria, she’d just given birth to her first daughter and was resting on her bed in Buckingham Palace with husband Prince Albert, played by Tom Hughes. When series two begins this Autumn in the UK (January 2018 on PBS), the young monarch finds herself struggling with motherhood from the outset. […]

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Queen Victoria gets a taste (or distaste) for motherhood as series 2 nears

Queen Victoria and her consort Prince Albert are looking a bit pensive in this newly released picture from the long-awaited return of series 2 of Victoria. Series Executive Producer and co-writer, Daisy Goodwin, is someone who probably knows why as she hints that the course of true love ‘…does not run smooth‘ for Victoria and Albert in the forthcoming […]

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