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Victoria (US broadcast January 2017)

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princess garnet
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Re: Victoria (US broadcast January 2017)

Postby princess garnet » Tue February 14th, 2017, 4:28 pm

Last night I listened to the latest "Masterpiece Studio" podcast featuring novelist and "Victoria" series creator Daisy Goodwin. She reveals who played Lady Cecilia/Duchess of Inverness.

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Misfit
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Re: Victoria (US broadcast January 2017)

Postby Misfit » Tue February 14th, 2017, 5:58 pm

At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Re: Victoria (US broadcast January 2017)

Postby Misfit » Wed February 15th, 2017, 1:19 am

Misfit wrote:http://blog.hrp.org.uk/curators/victoria-albert-romance/


Their wedding night was a success – ‘we did not sleep much,’ she admitted, and in the morning she relished seeing him ‘in his shirt only, with his beautiful throat seen’ for the first time. They linked arms as they savoured a romantic walk outside Windsor Castle but soon they were surrounded by guests. Faced with this audience, the pair resorted to private signals. He sat very close to her at dinner. She squeezed his hand during the formal dances. They were finally alone at midnight but by the time she undressed, Albert was fast asleep on the sofa. She woke him up with a kiss.

Next morning, he put her silk stockings on for her. She watched him shave. They shared a private breakfast then she sang to him. But by noon they were riding in carriages with their entourage and a meeting with the Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne, broke the spell. Albert had no money. Strict protocols forced uncomfortable talk about where Albert should stand during formal royal events. The reality of queenship was setting in.


Why couldn't we have gotten more of this story?
At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be

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Susan
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Re: Victoria (US broadcast January 2017)

Postby Susan » Wed February 15th, 2017, 3:13 am

Misfit wrote:
Misfit wrote:http://blog.hrp.org.uk/curators/victoria-albert-romance/


Their wedding night was a success – ‘we did not sleep much,’ she admitted, and in the morning she relished seeing him ‘in his shirt only, with his beautiful throat seen’ for the first time. They linked arms as they savoured a romantic walk outside Windsor Castle but soon they were surrounded by guests. Faced with this audience, the pair resorted to private signals. He sat very close to her at dinner. She squeezed his hand during the formal dances. They were finally alone at midnight but by the time she undressed, Albert was fast asleep on the sofa. She woke him up with a kiss.

Next morning, he put her silk stockings on for her. She watched him shave. They shared a private breakfast then she sang to him. But by noon they were riding in carriages with their entourage and a meeting with the Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne, broke the spell. Albert had no money. Strict protocols forced uncomfortable talk about where Albert should stand during formal royal events. The reality of queenship was setting in.


Why couldn't we have gotten more of this story?


Excellent question! Because they were wasting too much time with Miss Skerrett's inaccurate story and the untrue infatuation of Prince Ernst and the Duchess of Sutherland. There are more than enough events revolving around Victoria and Albert to fill the time.
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Misfit
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Re: Victoria (US broadcast January 2017)

Postby Misfit » Wed February 15th, 2017, 6:04 am

At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be

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Misfit
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Re: Victoria (US broadcast January 2017)

Postby Misfit » Wed February 15th, 2017, 6:05 am

Excellent question! Because they were wasting too much time with Miss Skerrett's inaccurate story and the untrue infatuation of Prince Ernst and the Duchess of Sutherland. There are more than enough events revolving around Victoria and Albert to fill the time.
V and A really have a nice chemistry, I would have liked to see the scenes we missed.
At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be

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Misfit
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Re: Victoria (US broadcast January 2017)

Postby Misfit » Thu February 16th, 2017, 12:23 am

At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be

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Madeleine
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Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
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Re: Victoria (US broadcast January 2017)

Postby Madeleine » Thu February 16th, 2017, 9:40 am

Misfit wrote:
Excellent question! Because they were wasting too much time with Miss Skerrett's inaccurate story and the untrue infatuation of Prince Ernst and the Duchess of Sutherland. There are more than enough events revolving around Victoria and Albert to fill the time.
V and A really have a nice chemistry, I would have liked to see the scenes we missed.


Apparently the actors are a couple in real life.
Currently reading "A Trail through Time" by Jodi Taylor

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Misfit
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Re: Victoria (US broadcast January 2017)

Postby Misfit » Thu February 16th, 2017, 1:23 pm

Madeleine wrote:Apparently the actors are a couple in real life.


Interesting! Were they a couple before or after the filming began?
At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be

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Madeleine
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Re: Victoria (US broadcast January 2017)

Postby Madeleine » Fri February 17th, 2017, 9:47 am

I think they knew each other, but not sure if they were dating.
Currently reading "A Trail through Time" by Jodi Taylor


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