|Victoria & Albert|
|Directed by||John Erman|
|Starring||Victoria Hamilton |
|Country of origin||United Kingdom |
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||2|
|Executive producer(s)||Sue Deeks|
|Running time||100 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Own2feet Productions|
Splendid Television for BBC
|Original network||BBC One (UK)|
|Picture format||16:9 576i|
|Original release||26 August –|
27 August 2001
Victoria & Albert is a 2001 British-American historical television serial. It focused on the early life and marriage of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. The series starred Victoria Hamilton as Victoria, Jonathan Firth as Prince Albert and Peter Ustinov as King William IV. It was directed by John Erman.
In the UK it was broadcast by the BBC, split into two parts of 100 minutes each. The series is now available on DVD.
The first episode covers Victoria's growth from bullied princess to ruling queen, and includes her romance and marriage with Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. The second episode depicts Victoria's life from her first pregnancy to Albert's death, including their family life together and Albert's increasing public role. Each episode is begun and ended by a small section with the 'Old Victoria', at the age of about 78.