Young Victoria

Young Victoria A BBC Radio 4 Drama

Unabridged edition

Audio CD (02 Aug 2018)

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Synopsis

A girl becomes a Queen…

This illuminating serial charts the transformation of the young Victoria from spirited teenager to shy young bride to celebrated ruler of Britain and 'Mother of Europe'. But while her roles changed, her essential nature remained the same: vibrant, passionate, principled and fiercely independent.

Through extracts from Victoria's own diaries and letters, and dramatised episodes featuring the characters closest to her, we are given a thrilling insight into the thoughts and feelings of the woman behind the crown - and the secrets of her mind and heart. The key events of her life are revealed in a new perspective - from her coronation, which captured the heart of a nation; to her blissful wedding and honeymoon; the birth of her nine children and the death of her beloved Albert.

Adapted by acclaimed scriptwriter Juliet Ace and featuring a star cast including Adrian Lukis, Anna Massey and Christopher Cazenove, this magical drama paints a detailed portrait of Victoria's younger life, revealing some of the remarkable and long-lasting achievements of this extraordinary queen.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes approx.

Book information

ISBN: 9781787532922
Publisher: BBC Audio
Imprint: BBC Audiobooks
Pub date:
Edition: Unabridged edition
DEWEY: 822.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Weight: 108g
Height: 136mm
Width: 118mm
Spine width: 10mm