Victoria 2019 cast, episodes and spoilers from series 3

Victoria series 3 cast, UK start date and number of episodes

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Victoria's third series continues tonight on ITV - from the cast to the latest spoilers, here's all you need to know.

The new season has already finished on TV in the US and is now on its way to us.

The UK start date of Victoria's was Sunday 24 March at 9pm on ITV. There are eight episodes, airing at 9PM on Sunday nights on ITV.

You'll be able to watch episodes online and catch up via ITV Hub.

Victoria 2019 cast

Acclaimed actors Laurence Fox and Kate Fleetwood will join Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes for the new series.

Produced by leading drama indie Mammoth Screen as a co-production with MASTERPIECE, and created by writer and producer Daisy Goodwin, the brand new series sees critically-acclaimed actress Jenna Coleman (Doctor Who) reprise her role as the young Queen, alongside Tom Hughes (Paula) as Prince Albert.

Joining the leads, Laurence Fox has been confirmed to play charismatic and wayward Foreign Secretary Lord Palmerston, whilst Tony and Olivier Award nominee Kate Fleetwood will play Victoria’s mysterious sister Feodora, who makes an unexpected return into the Queen’s life.

In addition, actor and comedian John Sessions (The Loch) will also star as Prime Minister John Russell, whilst Lily Travers (Kingsman) will play the Duchess of Monmouth. Nicholas Audsley (The White Princess), David Burnett (The Mummy) and Emily Forbes (Endeavour) also join the cast as new characters.

Victoria series 3 spoilers

Starting in 1848, the third instalment of the lavish drama will depict a turbulent and uncertain time for both Europe and the monarchy.

With revolutions on the continent and the Chartist movement reaching its peak in London, Victoria is under pressure from the government to leave London for her own safety.

In tonight's fifth episode, after an Irish man attempts to shoot her whilst out in her carriage, Victoria consults her new dresser, Abigail, who confirms that there is unrest and division in Ireland. Eager to address the problem, Victoria determines to visit Ireland despite protestations from Albert.

Feodora stays behind in London with Vicky and Bertie, who has a new tutor, Mr. Caine, whilst Victoria invites Monmouth to join the Royal party travelling to Ireland, having detected the unhappiness in the Monmouth marriage.

On arrival in Cork, a nervous Victoria is gladdened to see a merry band there to meet her. However, Albert sees through the facade of cheers and bunting and suspects Palmerston of concealing the truth.

At Classiebawn Castle, Palmerston introduces Victoria and Albert his worldly wife, Emily, as she tends to her bees and Victoria is fascinated by their unconventional marriage. Meanwhile, Sophie and Joseph’s relationship blossoms.

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