Lucy Worsley explores Queen Victoria's reign through significant encounters. 1: 1837
1839. Scandal and crisis embroil the young queen.
Lucy Worsley explores Victoria's reign via significant encounters.
1842. Victoria’s old governess, Louise Lehzen, is dismissed from Windsor Castle.
1844 and 1887 - Victoria meets Tom Thumb and Buffalo Bill.
Lucy Worsley explores Victoria's reign via significant encounters. Death 1861.
Lucy Worsley reveals Queen Victoria's rule via significant encounters.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Ada Lovelace - the Victorian ‘enchantress of numbers’.
Constance Markievicz, Irish rebel countess and the first woman elected to Parliament.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the 19th-century writer and campaigner Annie Besant.
The journey of Annie Besant, from English social reformer to leader of the Congress Party.
Fiona Reynolds, Director-General of the National Trust, nominates Beatrix Potter.
Fiona Reynolds, former director of the National Trust, chooses writer Beatrix Potter.
Sarah Hogg chooses as her champion Lady Charlotte Guest.
Melvyn Bragg and his guests discuss the Victorian poet Christina Rossetti.
Exploring the Victorian borderland between Platonic friendship and homosexual love.
Did the suffragette Emily Wilding Davison mean to die at the Epsom Derby of 1913?
Jonathan Freedland compares Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee with that of Queen Victoria.
The Strictly star and former MP in conversation with his heroes - brought back to life.
Eliza Carthy chooses Caroline Norton, who campaigned for women in the 19th century.
Lucy Worsley concludes her exploration of Victoria's reign via significant encounters.
Steve Punt goes in search of a recording of Queen Victoria's voice.
Lucy Worsley explores Queen Victoria's reign through significant encounters.
Dr Lucy Worsley, Chief Curator Historic Royal Palaces, chooses The Lady With the Lamp.
Naomi Alderman tells how Florence Nightingale saved lives with statistics.
Helen Mark celebrates the 175th anniversary of the birth of garden guru Gertrude Jekyll.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life and works of Harriet Martineau, writer.
Lord Byron's only legitimate child is championed by Konnie Huq.
Journalist Ann Leslie chooses the pioneering writer and explorer Mary Kingsley.