Victoria reigns at ITV

Queen Victoria will be the subject of a new eight-part drama for ITV.

ITV

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Victoria will follow the early life of the monarch, who leaves childhood behind when she ascends the throne at the age of 18.

Produced by Mammoth Screen, it is written by Daisy Goodwin.

Goodwin executive produces with Dan McCulloch, and Damien Timmer. The project was developed by Mammoth Screen’s creative director Rebecca Keane.

Filming will begin in September.

Victoria will be distributed internationally by ITV Studios Global Entertainment.