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Jenna Coleman as Victoria. Photo: Justin Slee/ITV Plc for MASTERPIECE

'Victoria' Recap: Season 3 Episode 5

Victoria decides to visit Ireland, becoming the first English monarch to do so in centuries. Albert, of course, doubts that the trip will be effective, given that calls for Irish independence are increasing – and the disagreement affects their marriage.
A Chartist mass demonstration in 'Victoria'

The History Behind Season Three of 'Victoria'

How accurate are the historical events depicted in Victoria? Learn about the real people who appear in this season, from Lord Palmerston to the father of contemporary epidemiology to the "Swedish Nightingale," and discover what the revolutions in the show were about.
Victoria and Francatelli. Photo: Justin Slee/ITV Plc for MASTERPIECE

'Victoria' Recap: Season 3 Episode 4

A cholera outbreak strikes a neighborhood of London, and Victoria and Albert champion new scientific research to discover how the disease is spread. They do so separately, however, since they are not even on speaking terms as they continue to feud. 
Jenna Coleman as Victoria. Photo:Justin Slee/ITV Plc for MASTERPIECE

'Victoria' Recap: Season 3 Episode 3

The confines of a small island cause tensions to flare between Victoria and Albert and provide the perfect context for other noble intrigue, while Palmerston's enthusiastic welcoming of a democratic agitator to London in the queen's absence worries her.
Jenna Coleman as Victoria and Tom Hughes as Albert in Victoria. Photo: Aimee Spinks/ITV Plc for MASTERPIECE

'Victoria' Recap: Season 3 Episode 2

As the Chartists prepare a mass demonstration on behalf of the working class, Victoria is forced to decide whether to trust her faith in the people or the concern of her advisors. Will Britain erupt in popular revolt like the other countries of Europe?
Lord Palmerston (Laurence Fox) in Victoria. Photo: Justin Slee/ITV Plc for MASTERPIECE

'Victoria' Recap: Season 3 Episode 1

Victoria is back, but the queen's reign may be in danger. It's 1848, and liberal revolutions are sweeping away despots and the old order across Europe, starting with Victoria's sometime ally Louis Philippe of France. As Victoria faces popular unrest, a new political rival emerges. 
Call the Midwife holiday special. Photo: Neal Street Productions

'Call the Midwife' Recap: Season 8 Holiday Special

As Christmas approaches, the Nonnatus sisters are called back to the Mother House to elect a new Mother Superior. There, they care for newly arrived orphans from China as well as a pregnant woman who used to live there. Back in Poplar, Trixie returns and helps with a birth in an unusual place.
Olivia Colman as Madame Thénardier in a new adaptation of Les Misérables. Photo: BBC - Robert Viglasky

A New Adaptation of 'Les Misérables' Comes to Masterpiece

No, it's not another adaptation of the ever-popular musical but a return to the source material, Victor Hugo's classic novel. The six-part series has a stellar cast, including Olivia Colman, Dominic West, David Oyelowo, and Lily Collins. Watch a preview here.
Downton Abbey

The First 'Downton Abbey' Film Trailer is Out

A teaser trailer for the upcoming Downton Abbey film, due to be released in 2019, has been released. Watch it here.

It began shooting in September and supposedly includes the entire cast from the show. It's also written by Julian Fellowes, like the show, and directed by Brian Percival, who directed the series' pilot episode. 

Jessie Buckley as Marian Halcombe and Riccardo Scamarcio as Count Fosco. Photo: The Woman in White Productions Ltd. / Steffan Hill / Origin Pictures

'The Woman in White' Recap: Finale

Marian and Walter search for a way to save Laura by proving her identity and begin investigating the secrets of Sir Percival and Count Fosco, hoping to make them confess. Surprising ties are revealed and lives are risked as the mystery wraps up.
Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark. Photo: Mammoth Screen for BBC and MASTERPIECE

'Poldark' Recap: Season 4 Finale

As the fourth season of Poldark comes to a close, Ross and Demelza try to confront their differences while a baby offers tentative hope for Elizabeth and George. Drake's life may finally be moving in a happy direction, if George doesn't ruin it first. 
Spiro (ALEXIS GEORGOULIS), Louisa Durrell (KEELEY HAWES), Margo Durrell (DAISY WATERSTONE), Gerald Durrell (MILO PARKER) & Lawrence Durrell (JOSH O’CONNOR) in The Durrells in Corfu. Photo: Joss Barratt for Sid Gentle Films & MASTERPIECE

'The Durrells in Corfu' Recap: Season 3 Episode 8

The arrival of a traveling circus in town provides Larry with a new prospect and the rest of the family with distractions. Margo and Leslie suffer difficulties in their relationships, while Louisa finally seems to have found a new partner. 
Photo: The Woman in White Productions Ltd. / Steffan Hill / Origin Pictures

'The Woman in White' Recap: Episode 4

Sir Percival and Count Fosco conspire together to get money by means of Laura, and include Anne in their scheme. Laura's predicament worsens as Marian is suddenly taken away, and Walter returns to help Marian investigate whatever happened to Laura. 
Aidan Turner as Ross Poldark. Photo: Mammoth Screen for MASTERPIECE

'Poldark' Recap: Season 4 Episode 7

Ross is spurred on by the provocations of Adderley into a rash decision that gets him in deep trouble – and George is eager to exploit it. But George has his own difficulties, as he suspects ill of Elizabeth. Both marriages are brought to a crisis.
Louisa Durrell (KEELEY HAWES) & Spiro (ALEXIS GEORGOULIS) in The Durrells in Corfu. Photo: Joss Barratt for Sid Gentle Films & MASTERPIECE

'The Durrells in Corfu' Recap: Season 3 Episode 7

The two men Louisa loves most on thei sland, besides her own family, are in trouble. Spyros is mired in a depression in the wake of his wife's leaving, and Sven is in the targets of the police for his homosexuality. Leslie is unfortunately drawn into the case.
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