ITV has released the first full trailer for Victoria, starring former Doctor Who actress Jenna Coleman.
The one-minute preview will air for the first time on ITV this evening between Emmerdale and Coronation Street.
From the makers of BBC One’s Poldark, Victoria follows Queen Victoria (Coleman) from her accession to the throne at the tender age of 18 through to her courtship and marriage to Prince Albert. Victoria went on to rule for 63 years.
The eight-part period drama series began filming last year and will air on ITV this autumn.
Watch the trailer…
Created and written by acclaimed novelist Daisy Goodwin, Victoria will air in the US early next year.
The cast also includes Tom Hughes (The Game) as Prince Albert, alongside Eve Myles (Torchwood) as the Queen’s senior dresser, Alex Jennings (The Lady in the Van) as Leopold I, King of Belgium, Peter Firth (Spooks) as the Duke of Cumberland, Catherine Flemming (No Place to Go) as the Duchess of Kent, Rufus Sewell (Parade’s End) as Lord Melbourne, Paul Rhys (Being Human) as Sir John Conroy, Adrian Schiller (Suffragette) as Penge, Nichola McAuliffe (Coronation Street) as the Duchess of Cumberland, Daniela Holtz (Phoenix, Der Verdacht) as Victoria’s governess and confidante Baroness Lehzen, Nell Hudson (Outlander) as Miss Skerrett and Tommy-Lawrence Knight (The Sarah Jane Adventures) as the hall boy, Brodie.
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