‘Victoria’ Season 3 Episode 5 recap: What happened in ‘A Show of Unity’?

The third season of Victoria continued on ITV in the UK tonight.

Here’s a plot recap for ‘A Show of Unity’, which first aired at 9pm on Sunday 21st April 2019:

After an Irish man attempts to shoot her whilst out in her carriage, Victoria consults her new dresser, Abigail, who confirms that there is unrest and division in Ireland.

Eager to address the problem, Victoria determines to visit Ireland despite protestations from Albert.

Feodora stays behind in London with Vicky and Bertie, who has a new tutor, Mr. Caine, whilst Victoria invites Monmouth to join the Royal party travelling to Ireland, having detected the unhappiness in the Monmouth marriage.

On arrival in Cork, a nervous Victoria is gladdened to see a merry band there to meet her. However, Albert sees through the facade of cheers and bunting and suspects Palmerston of concealing the truth.

At Classiebawn Castle, Palmerston introduces Victoria and Albert his worldly wife, Emily, as she tends to her bees and Victoria is fascinated by their unconventional marriage. Meanwhile, Sophie and Joseph’s relationship blossoms.

The first two seasons of Victoria are out now on DVD on Amazon.