Victoria Series 2

Series 2

Victoria Series 2

First Air Date: August 27, 2017

First Aired on    :   2017
Episodes    :   8 episodes

Resuming one month after the first series ended, series two establishes Victoria as a working mother, learning to balance her responsibilities as both parent and Queen. However, Prince Albert is still struggling to find a role for himself alongside his powerful wife as she returns to her duties, intent on proving that she can be both a mother and dedicated Queen.



Episodes

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2x08 The Luxury of Conscience (October 15, 2017)


Albert resents Lehzen's influence over the queen, and fears she is putting the health of their child at risk. The prince also unwittingly creates problems for Peel, who is facing the most important battle of his political career as he takes a stand against the corn laws, only to find that Albert has played into their enemies' hands. When tragedy strikes, personal and political sacrifices must be made. Last in the series.


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2x07 The King Over the Water (October 08, 2017)


After a series of assassination attempts, the queen is forced to seek sanctuary far from the palace. She and Albert travel to the Scottish Highlands. Travelling incognito gives both the royal couple and their servants a freedom they do not often experience.


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2x06 Faith, Hope and Charity (October 01, 2017)


The queen is horrified by news of famine sweeping Ireland, and tries to persuade the government to take action. However, Peel is reluctant to get involved, fearing that sending aid will destabilise his own party. The crisis soon strikes at the heart of the royal household, while a determined Reverend turns up on Victoria's doorstep, demanding help for his parish.


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2x05 Entente Cordiale (September 24, 2017)


The young monarch decides it is time to try her hand at foreign relations, as she and an entourage of servants and fellow royals set sail for France.


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2x04 The Sins of the Father (September 17, 2017)


The royal court celebrates the birth of the Queen's second child, but Victoria alone is unhappy as she struggles to bond with her newborn son. A crisis compels Albert to return to Coburg, separating the couple for the first time since their wedding. Skerrett makes a disastrous mistake, while Drummond's relationship with Lord Alfred comes under threat.


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2x03 Warp and Weft (September 10, 2017)


Discontent is growing in the country, and upon hearing the pleas of a silk weaver of Spitalfields, Victoria decides she must help. Against Peel and Albert's advice, she hatches a plan: a fantastic medieval ball at the Palace, where the attendees have to wear costumes made from Spitalfields silk.


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2x02 The Green-Eyed Monster (September 03, 2017)


Victoria realises that she is pregnant again, and her equilibrium is threatened by Albert's burgeoning friendship with female mathematician Ada Lovelace.


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2x01 A Soldier's Daughter (August 27, 2017)


New mother Victoria is impatient to return to the business of ruling a nation, while Albert attempts to protect her from bad news in Afghanistan.




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