|The Young Victoria|
|Directed by||Alan Burke|
|Based on||the play Victoria Regina by Laurence Housman|
|21 March 1963 (Melbourne)|
27 March 1963 (Sydney)
The Young Victoria is an Australian television film of 1963 which aired on ABC on 27 March 1963. Based on the play Victoria Regina, it is a 60-minute drama about the courtship and marriage of Queen Victoria to Prince Albert. It stars Lola Brooks as Victoria and Ric Hutton as Albert.
Australian TV drama was relatively rare at the time.
The Sydney Morning Herald gave the film a mixed review, calling it "mildly entertaining and agreeably presented" but also "these excerpts did not succeed in amounting to a play... it was all rather like a musical comedy without the music".
The Bulletin gave the production "three cheers".
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