ITV Sets Premiere Date For ‘Victoria’

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Victoria - Jenna ColemanITV’s eight episode royal drama Victoria will premiere on Sunday August 28th at 9pm, it has been announced.

Victoria follows the early life of Queen Victoria (Jenna Coleman), from her ascension to the throne at the tender age of 18, through to her courtship and marriage to Price Albert. The massive cast also includes Tom Hughes, Peter Firth, Eve Myles, Rufus Sewell, Paul Rhys, Catherine Flemming, Adrian Schiller, Nichola McAuliffe, Daniela Holtz, Nell Hudson, Tommy-Lawrence Knight, Nigel Lindsay. Alice Orr-Ewing and Alex Jennings.

The lavish period drama hails from Mammoth Screen and was created by Television producer and novelist Daisy Goodwin, who also serves as an executive producer alongside Dan McCulloch and Damien Timmer. The series, which will consist of one 90 minute episode followed by seven 60 minute episodes, was developed by Mammoth Screen’s Creative Director Rebecca Keane. Paul Frift is the series producer, while Doctor Foster helmer Tom Vaughan directed the first three episodes.

TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.