Victoria (2016– )
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A Show of Unity 

After an assassination attempt, the Royal household visits Ireland. Intrigue, conflict, and romance all blossom during a stay at the Palmerston estate. Feodora is left to her own devices in the Palace.

Directors:

Chloe Thomas (as Chloë Thomas), Chloe Thomas

Writers:

Daisy Goodwin (created by), Guy Andrews | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jenna Coleman ... Victoria
Lily Travers ... Duchess Sophie of Monmouth
Laurie Shepherd ... Prince Bertie
Louisa Bay Louisa Bay ... Princess Vicky
Sabrina Bartlett ... Abigail Turner
Tom Hughes ... Albert
Kate Fleetwood ... Princess Feodora
Jordan Waller ... Lord Alfred Paget
Edwin Thomas ... Mr. Caine
John Sessions ... Lord John Russell
Laurence Fox ... Lord Palmerston
Anna Wilson-Jones ... Lady Emma Portman
David Burnett ... Joseph
Nicholas Audsley ... Duke Charles of Monmouth
Trevor Murphy ... Irish Mayor

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A failed assassination attempt by an Irish subject determines the royal household to visit this part of the realm, to check its peril after the great famine. So they accept an invitation to visit -with him- Lord Palmerston's castle estate there, in fact the residence of his equally mundane wife, Emily. In between formal receptions, like a rapprochement with the most influential cardinal Ronan, Albert and Victoria sternly question the lord about the plight of his tenants, but he has all the right answers ready, and his 'libertarian' marriage, with mutual consent to entertain lovers as they're generally on different British isles. Back in Buckingham palace, Feodora enjoys the trappings of holding 'regency court', only to be discredited as she fails, unlike footman Brodie, to notice the price of the success of the unorthodox tutor Albert engaged for Bertie. Written by KGF Vissers

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Goofs

Albert and Feodora discuss Victoria's decisions since the birth of Louise, her sixth child. Louise was born in March 1848, and Victoria visited Ireland in August 1949. However, Dr Snow discovered of the cause of cholera outbreak on Broad Street (from the previous episode) in September 1854, which puts these two episodes out of order. See more »

Quotes

[talking about Lord Palmerston]
Emily Palmerston: He's a collector.
Victoria: What does he collect?
Emily Palmerston: Other women.
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Visiting the Emerald Isle
17 February 2019 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

When Victoria decides to visit Ireland, it sets up a strange series of events. Part of it is the usual discomfort involved with a political and religious fact of life. But ) more than that is the realities of the arrogance and self fulfillment (in the worst possible way) of the British monarchy. The queen comes off as such an innocent at times. Her servants and her royal politicians are such flawed creatures, but they are allowed to be up front about their activities.


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10 February 2019 (USA) See more »

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