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Articles Tagged 'Queen Victoria'


10 Shows We’d Like to Watch with Queen Victoria

Last year we had a fantasy TV-watching session with Virginia Woolf to celebrate what would have been the late author’s 134th birthday. And now, as we wait for PBS original series, Victoria, to premiere this Sunday, we find ourselves pondering what shows a young Queen Victoria might binge on. Y’know, if she was still alive and had a TV. We’ve […]

Jenna Coleman as Victoria in ‘Victoria’ TV show

WATCH: Jenna Coleman Discovers She is Queen in ‘Victoria’

We’ve got another clip from Victoria, the new TV drama that sees one-time TARDIS-traveller Jenna Coleman go back in time again to play a young Queen Victoria. It doesn’t air in the U.S. until 2017, but publicity is ramping up across the pond ahead of its premiere in just over a week. The 80-second clip shows 18-year-old […]

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10 Old British Slang Terms That Deserve A Revival

Just because it’s Friday and old words are amazing, here’s a list of delightful slang terms that are around 200 years old. Some of them describe acts people simply don’t perform any more, or suggest manners and etiquette that no longer apply, while some are all too familiar and could have been coined last week. […]

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

New Exhibit: Queen Victoria Strikes a Pose

If only Queen Victoria had lived during the age of the selfie. She might have been amused. A major new photo exhibit, “A Royal Passion: Queen Victoria and Photography”, makes clear the queen’s passion for photography. It opened on February 4 at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles and runs through June 8. Selfie-enabling smart […]