Rare unseen footage of Queen Victoria discovered at New York’s MoMA

There are certain subjects when someone mentions never before seen footage, my first thought is that’s not possible. Usually it centers around World War II, the forthcoming 50th anniversary of the moon landing or the Beatles. I think, however, I can pretty much say for certain that if someone mentioned that ‘never-before-see-footage’ of Queen Victoria […]

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What lies ahead for Victoria and Albert in ‘Victoria’ S3?

Victoria writer/creator Daisy Goodwin is expected to turn her attention to the royal bedroom in series 3 exploring the tensions between Jenna Coleman’s Queen and Tom Hughes’ Albert as the Queen becomes increasingly resentful of the fact that her husband is constantly making her pregnant. Goodwin has revealed that she is planning to depict suggestions that the […]

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Lewis’ Laurence Fox joins cast of ‘Victoria’ as S3 filming begins

Filming has just begun on series 3 which is set in 1848, a “turbulent and uncertain time” for Queen Victoria and her husband Prince Albert, according to producers. Victoria is under pressure from the government to leave London for her own safety, amid fears of revolution and unrest in London. But the Queen is also facing pressure […]

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Alan Cumming confirms role as a ‘nice baddie’ in Doctor Who XI

In what seems to be a bit of a departure from an unwritten policy that stretches back more years that anyone can remember against leaking any information regarding the new series, a brilliant tidbit has surfaced about the forthcoming Doctor Who series starring Jodie Whitaker. Appearing on the most recent edition of the Will Young and Chris […]

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‘Victoria’ and ‘The Crown’ were Wikipedia’s crown jewels in 2017

Turns out the small screen isn’t the only place that Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth II found themselves fighting for audience in 2017. With Victoria currently in the middle of series 2 as part of PBS’ long-running Masterpiece series and Netflix’ The Crown looking ahead to series 3 sometime in late 2018, the dueling British monarch series have found a new […]

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Victoria S3 promises ‘more drama than ever’

While series 2 of Victoria is already in the rear viewer mirror in the UK, American audiences are just now powering their way through the second week of series 2 of Victoria on PBS Masterpiece. Word is already beginning to leak out as to what audiences on both sides of the pond can expect from series 3. Tentatively set […]

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The music behind ‘Victoria’ deserves a co-starring credit

As America, once again, becomes transfixed (in a good way) on Sunday nights and the return of Victoria on PBS, we are afforded the opportunity to experience the theme music that easily deserves a co-starring credit as much as the Cornish coastline does for Poldark. It has been called haunting, mesmerizing, even uplifting. Composed by Martin Phipps […]

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