Mammoth’s Victoria commissioned for second series by ITV

Company News September 23, 2016

The critically acclaimed Victoria has been recommissioned for a second series having proven to be  ITV’s top-rated drama of the year, with an average rating of 7.7 million viewers. Alongside the show’s stars, Jenna Coleman who plays Queen Victoria and Tom Hughes who plays Prince Albert, Daisy Goodwin will also continue to write and executive produce the series

Daisy Goodwin said: “Even though she reigned in the 19th Century, Victoria is a heroine for our times. In the next series she faces the very modern dilemma of how to juggle children with her husband and her job. As Victoria will discover, it’s hard to be a wife, a mother and ruler of the most powerful nation on earth!”

Executive producer Damien Timmer added: “The next few years of Victoria’s reign are packed full of extraordinary real life events, with constitutional crises, scandals at court and personal challenges aplenty for the Queen and Prince Albert. God Save the Queen!”