Season 1 ITV Choice (*123) 20:00 Drama What it’s all about: Queen Victoria’s life from when she took the throne at the age of 18, to her marriage at the age of 21. Episode 1 Following the death of her uncle King William IV, 18-year-old Victoria inherits the English throne and meets with the prime minister. NB! See more on p36. Blair got a makedown to play Judy (inset).