THE SHOCK! THE SCANDAL! VICTORIA EPIC TV SERIES SEASON 3 TO START AIRING THIS SUNDAY ON PBS BEFORE EVEN SETTING UK AIRING DATE!
|Season 3 arrives this Sunday on PBS!|
The shock! The scandal, and a royal one too! Listen to this: the long awaited third season of super popular British epic drama VICTORIA will start airing in Northern America on PBS Masterpiece from this Sunday, January 13th, before even setting its British airing date! This is the first time in history something like this happens! The British fans are flabbergasted that the series won’t hit ITV screens first (and we don’t even know when it will). Anyhow, all is set for the eight new episodes to start airing in USA this weekend. The story of the new season will be set in 1848 a turbulent and uncertain time for both Europe and the British monarchy. With
|The third season should end with the eight episode on March 3rd|
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. The queen will also face the traumatic impact of a cholera
|Tom Hughes and Jenna Coleman will play the royal couple again|
epidemic on the streets of London and also an assassination attempt. And of course, there will be more royal babies as well, as the queen kept them coming like hot cakes.
|The new season will have eight episodes!|
ITV has also revealed new cast members who will joinJenna Coleman as Victoria and Tom Hughesas Prince Albert! If you were in tears after Leo Sutter’s character was killed in the last season finale, do not despair, a new hunk is arriving to the court: Laurence Fox will play Lord Palmerston, the wayward Foreign Secretary! Kate Fleetwood will portray Feodora, Victoria’s mysterious sister who makes an unexpected return into the Queen’s life. Not everyone will be happy! The eight episode season
|Jenna Coleman said that she might be leaving the series soon as the queen is getting older in the story and the cast will have to change with older actors|
three has also added John Sessions as Prime Minister John Russell, Lily Travers as the Duchess of Monmouth, Nicholas Audsley, David Burnett
|The queen is facing revolution, cholera, new babies and exile in the new season|
and Emily Forbes to the cast. Previous two seasons traditionally aired in Autumn with a magnificently festive Christmas special on Christmas Day! The third season took longer to shoot and the airing schedule was thus changed.