'Victoria' Season 2 Episode 5 RecapDaniel Hautzinger
February 11, 2018
When an assassination attempt leads to constant military protection, Victoria decides to escape the stifling confines of Buckingham for the Scottish Highlands. She and Albert search for freedom from royal obligations and get lost in the process.
'Victoria' Season 2 Episode 4 RecapDaniel Hautzinger
February 4, 2018
The Irish Potato Famine is at its peak, but, because it mostly affects Catholics, both Victoria's government and the Irish Protestants are dismissive and blame the Catholics for their own problems. Cleary and an Irish clergyman help push Victoria towards contributing aid.
The True History of 'Victoria'Daniel Hautzinger
February 2, 2018
While some parts of Victoria are speculation or based on rumors, there are many genuine historical lessons. Learn about some of the fascinating figures – the first computer programmer, a black Shakespearean – customs, and events drawn straight from real life.
'Victoria' Season 2 Episode 3 RecapDaniel Hautzinger
January 28, 2018
Eager to preserve the uneasy truce between Britain and France, Victoria sets off to visit the French king Louis Philippe and enjoy the sensuous glories of the French court. Albert is having an identity crisis and is a fun-spoiling grouch as usual.
'Victoria' Season 2 Episode 2 RecapDaniel Hautzinger
January 21, 2018
Victoria attempts to help the lower classes in a tone-deaf way and also loses two of her closest friends; that grief is compounded by a difficult birth. Albert suffers his own sorrow and must travel to Coburg, where he hears a distressing rumor.
'Victoria' Season 2 Episode 1 RecapDaniel Hautzinger
January 14, 2018
Queen Victoria is back, and she's ready to rule again even though everyone around her – especially the men – want her to stay with her newborn child. Prince Albert is unwilling to cede control and is also enticed by the dashing mathematician behind the predecessor to the computer.
TV RoyaltyDaniel Hautzinger
May 12, 2017
No, not the Kardashians. With King Charles III airing this Sunday, there are now three recent depictions of British monarchs on TV. What's our obsession with kings and queens, Victoria and The Crown?
'Victoria' Recap: Season 1 Episode 7Daniel Hautzinger
March 5, 2017
As Victoria enters the final weeks of her pregnancy and Victoria the final episode of its first season, the Queen feels cooped up and stifled. What dangers lurk on the streets of London -- or worse, amongst Victoria's own family?
Roundup of 'Victoria' ContentDaniel Hautzinger
February 26, 2017
Season three of Victoria is almost here (it premieres Sunday, January 13 at 8:00 pm)! In the meantime, catch up on everything we've posted about the previous two seasons of the series: recaps, recipes, features, and more.
Victorian Cooking with FrancatelliDaniel Hautzinger
February 23, 2017
The chef who takes an interest in Skerrett on Victoria, Francatelli was a real-life cook who worked in the hottest restaurants and published several cookbooks, making him one of the first celebrity chefs. Baked sheep's head or bullock heart, anyone?
'Victoria' Recap: Season 1 Episode 6Daniel Hautzinger
February 19, 2017
The palace is embracing change, as Victoria copes with a pregnancy, Albert and Sir Peel tout locomotives, and Francatelli and Skerrett innovate in the kitchen.
Passion Fruit and Lime Charlotte Russe from 'The Great British Baking Show'Daniel Hautzinger
February 17, 2017
Paul called this custard dessert "one of the tastiest things we've ever chosen" for The Great British Baking Show, so it's worth trying this Victorian dessert yourself.
Which 'Victoria' Character Are You?Daniel Hautzinger
February 15, 2017
Upstairs or downstairs, loyal husband or charming playboy, no-nonsense house manager or complicated mother?
'Victoria' Recap: Season 1 Episode 5Daniel Hautzinger
February 12, 2017
Folk contraceptive methods, forbidden romances, an outbreak of plague, squabbles over court hierarchy, noble oration: this episode's got it all.
Victorian Raised Game Pie from 'The Great British Baking Show"Daniel Hautzinger
February 11, 2017
Try a big wadge of this hearty meat pie in a recipe from Paul Hollywood. Queen Victoria would approve.
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