10 Worst Episodes of Victoria

The story of Queen Victoria, who came to the throne at a time of great economic turbulence and resurgent republicanism – and died 64 years later the head of the largest empire the world had ever seen, having revitalised the throne’s public image and become “grandmother of Europe”.

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#1 - A Show of Unity (Season 3 - Episode 5)

After an assassination attempt, the Royal household visits Ireland. Intrigue, conflict, and romance all blossom during a stay at the Palmerston estate. Feodora is left to her own devices in the Palace.

The episode was rated 7.58 from 319 votes.

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#2 - A Coburg Quartet (Season 3 - Episode 6)


A Georgian ball at the Palace could not come at a worse time as private pictures of the Royal family are made public.

The episode was rated 7.71 from 304 votes.

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#3 - Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears the Crown (Season 3 - Episode 1)

Revolution sweeps across Europe and pressure builds on Victoria with new arrivals at the Palace.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 404 votes.

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#4 - A Public Inconvenience (Season 3 - Episode 7)


Albert and Palmerston put their reputations on the line, and Victoria must fight against her better judgment to decide where to place her allegiance.

The episode was rated 7.72 from 314 votes.

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#5 - The Green-Eyed Monster (Season 2 - Episode 2)

The queen suspects that her husband is attracted to another woman, and discovers that she is pregnant with a second child - leaving her concerned that motherhood will dominate her life and reign, at the expense of any other possibilities. Below stairs, new dresser Cleary thinks that the palace is haunted, but Brodie believes there is a natural explanation for the events that have frightened her.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 967 votes.

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#6 - Et in Arcadia (Season 3 - Episode 3)


At Osborne House, Albert relishes the opportunity to instruct the family away from London, but Victoria is desperate to get back to the Palace and the business of politics.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 318 votes.

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#7 - The Sins of the Father (Season 2 - Episode 4)

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.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 928 votes.

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#8 - Ladies in Waiting (Season 1 - Episode 2)


Lord Melbourne's resignation as Prime Minister leaves Victoria devastated. As Lord Melbourne's popularity in the house wanes, the Tories eagerly await their imminent triumph, while the Duke of Cumberland views it as a chance to prey on his niece's vulnerability.

The episode was rated 7.77 from 1618 votes.

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#9 - A Soldier's Daughter (Season 2 - Episode 1)

Picking up a month after the birth of her first child, the new series sees Queen Victoria surprise the court when she insists on returning to her duties as soon as possible.Having taken charge in her absence, adoring new father Albert decides not to trouble his wife with worrying news regarding the British soldiers in Afghanistan. However, as the reports worsen, Victoria grows increasingly suspicious that he and Prime Minister Robert Peel are hiding something from her.Determined to reclaim her place with characteristic impulsiveness, Victoria brings in the formidable Duchess of Buccleuch as her new Mistress of the Robes and demands that former chef, Francatelli, return to the palace kitchens.Meanwhile, Albert's family descend on the palace for the Christening of baby Vicky and their dynastic plotting only intensifies Victoria's sense of frustration. Convinced that the truth is being kept from her, Victoria seeks answers from the Duke of Wellington.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 1083 votes.

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#10 - London Bridge is Falling Down (Season 3 - Episode 2)


Victoria must decide whether to fight the Chartists with force or allow them to present their petition.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 329 votes.

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