This is the story of Queen Victoria – a widow in mourning who had to raise her nine children on a very public stage. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert were an unusually devoted couple with strong ideas about the role of the Royal Family. But when Albert died, Queen Victoria was left a single (career) mother. Queen Victoria and Her Nine Children explores Victoria’s struggle to mourn her husband’s death, carry out her Royal duties and keep both her family and public in check. It’s a fascinating glimpse at the private tensions that rumbled behind Queen Victoria’s impressive public façade.