Victoria Hamilton and Jonathan Firth excel in the title roles of the British royals in this sweeping biodrama. Follow the 18-year-old Victoria's ascension to the throne in 1837, her controversial marriage to the German-born Albert, their at-times stormy private life, and Albert's tragic 1861 typhoid death. The stellar cast includes Nigel Hawthorne, Jonathan Pryce, Diana Rigg, David Suchet, and Peter Ustinov. 3 1/3 hrs. on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; biographies; filmographies.