ITV have released the first look at Victoria Season 2 featuring Jenna Coleman.
In the teaser clip released by ITV today, stars popular leads Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes as Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, depicts the Christening of the couple’s first-born child, Victoria, whilst the image shows the new parents with their baby.
Following the critical acclaim and record ratings success of the first instalment, the second will again be written by creator and executive producer Daisy Goodwin, and see Queen Victoria face new challenges both at home and abroad.
Picking up six weeks after the first series ended, the new season establishes Victoria as a working mother, learning to balance her responsibilities as both parent and Queen. However, Prince Albert is still struggling to find a role for himself alongside his powerful wife as she returns to her duties.
The teasers for the upcoming series follow the announcements that acclaimed British actress Dame Diana Rigg has joined the cast as the Queen’s new Mistress Of The Robes, the Duchess of Bucchleuch, and Line Of Duty star Martin Compston will be making a guest appearance as social activist Dr. Robert Traill.
The eight-part series and two-hour Christmas special has been commissioned by ITV’s Head of Drama, Polly Hill.