The British midwives are surprisingly in sync with current health news in the United States. They conduct a measles vaccination trial at the clinic.
The six-hour PBS adaptation delivers a bruising wallop as it looks at poverty, cruelty and personal sacrifice in the story by Victor Hugo.
Sickle cell disease, caring for the elderly, and women’s right to vote (and run for office) are the focus this week.
Four new babies, two new nuns, another heir for Queen Elizabeth, and the secrets of unwanted pregnancy.
To deliver you back to this quickly changing world in London, here’s a recap of events in 1964 that could have been on the minds of midwives and religious sisters.
The series Jamestown centers on three women who are bound to marry the men who paid for their passage to the English colony in Virginia. Here’s a look at some real wives in the first permanent English colony in the New World.
In the Season 3 finale, Victoria comes to the rescue and Albert enjoys a great success.
One thread to follow in this week’s Victoria episode is bait – or to use a more posh term: temptation. Who dangles it out of self-interest, and who nibbles it off the hook? Feodora has been baiting Albert and Victoria…
The episode “A Coburg Quartet” crescendos to a huge head trip for our royals. Crowns, tiaras and bumps on the head play significant roles.
In the Victoria episode “A Show of Unity,” the operative word in the title is “show.” What is sincere, and what is just for show? On the surface, Victoria and Albert look like The Great Love Story, the perfect couple…
There are many love stories that end with “and they lived happily ever after,” but there’s no drama in that, is there? RIP.
The royal “island getaway” left the song “Margaritaville” strumming in our heads. Feodora’s family crest must be a shark fin circling.
With postpartum depression pushing her defenses down, Queen Victoria’s biggest battle may be between her inner strength and self-doubt.
How can a pregnant Queen Victoria feel safe in The Year of Revolutions? She doesn’t even feel easy about the arrival of her half-sister Feodora, who has fled Europe.
Historical figures, politics and sweets – the truths and the dramatic licenses taken in the PBS series Victoria.