Masterpiece: Victoria

Queen Victoria is surrounded by luxury, strife and children


Over two seasons, "Victoria" (via PBS' "Masterpiece") has taken us a decade into the reign of a young queen. As the third season starts, she's in a time of tumult and overthrow. Here's the story I sent to papers:

By Mike Hughes

The kingdom is
wobbling, the masses are fuming and ... well, the monarch is having
another baby.

Victoria is young again, dealing with babies, horses and Aghanistan


Amd all the new, fancy touches on TV, there are stil the dependable standbys. At the top of the list is PBS' lush "Masterpiece," with the second "Victoria" season startoing Sunday, Jan. 14; here's the story I sent to papers.

By Mike Hughes

Queen Victoria keeps
returning to entertain us.