Victoria in a
has been portrayed or referenced many times.
Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India
Lord Chamberlain the Earl of Cromer ruled that no British sovereign may be portrayed on the British stage until 100 years after his or her accession. For this reason, Laurence Housman's play (1935), which had earlier appeared at the Victoria Regina Gate Theatre Studio in London with Pamela Stanley in the title role, could not have its British premiere until the centenary of Queen Victoria's accession, 20 June 1937. This was a Sunday, so the new premiere took place the next day, at the Lyric Theatre. Pamela Stanley reprised the title role at Housman's request, and Carl Esmond played Prince Albert. The play later appeared on  Broadway, where Helen Hayes portrayed the Queen, with Vincent Price in the role of Prince Albert.
Vaughan Wilkins' novel And So-Victoria (1937) focuses on Victoria's life.
Queen Victoria appears in
Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell's graphic novel , where she is depicted as instigating the From Hell Whitechapel murders.
book was written, documenting her childhood between 1829 and 1830: Royal Diaries Victoria, May Blossom of Britannia by Anna Kirwan.
The Victorian age is experienced through the eyes of the fictional Morland family in
The Abyss, The Hidden Shore, The Winter Journey, The Outcast, The Mirage, The Cause, The Homecoming and The Question, Volumes 18–25 respectively of , a series of historical novels by author The Morland Dynasty Cynthia Harrod-Eagles. One of the characters becomes Victoria's devoted lady-in-waiting.
Cynthia Harrod-Eagles also wrote I Victoria, a fictional autobiography of Queen Victoria.
There is a
Sanskrit poem named Cakravarttini gunamanimala, written by T. Ganapati Sastri on Queen Victoria.
Another Sanskrit poem, titled
Victoria Carita Sangraha, was written by scholar Keralavarman on the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of the coronation of Queen Victoria.
Although she did not live to see the Victorian age,
Letitia Elizabeth Landon (L. E. L.) wrote a number of poetic tributes to the young princess and queen. These are:
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Fisher's Drawing Room Scrap Book, 1832. 'The Princess Victoria', to accompany a plate drawn by Anthony Stewart and engraved by T. Woolnoth. (This plate is in some editions, entitled 'The Princess Alexandrina-Victoria')
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Fisher's Drawing Room Scrap Book, 1837. 'The Princess Victoria', to accompany a plate engraved by J. Cochran after Sir Geo. Hayter's painting.
'A Birthday Tribute. Addressed to H. R. H. the Princess Alexandrina Victoria, on Attaining Her Eighteenth Year.', 1837.
Fisher's Drawing Room Scrap Book, 1838. 'To the Queen'. Frontispiece.
Flowers of Loveliness, 1838. 'To Victoria'.
Schloss's Bijou Almanack, 1838. 'Her Most Gracious Majesty, Queen Victoria'.
On screen, Victoria has been portrayed by:
Rose Tapley in the silent short (1912) The Victoria Cross 
Louie Henri in the silent film (1913) Sixty Years a Queen Mrs. Henry Lytton in the silent film
(1916) Disraeli Blanche Graham in the silent film
(1925), the story of Livingstone David Livingstone
Julia Faye in the silent film (1927) The Yankee Clipper Marion Drada in the silent film
Margaret Mann in (1929) Disraeli 
Madeleine Ozeray in the German French-language musical (1933) Court Waltzes
Hanna Waag in the German film (1933) Waltz War
Pamela Stanley in (1936) and David Livingstone (1938), based on the play by Marigold Charles Garvice, Allen Harker and F. Prior
Fay Holden in (1936), the story of The White Angel Florence Nightingale
Jenny Jugo in the German romantic comedy Victoria in Dover (1936) Yvette Pienne in the French comedy
(1937) The Pearls of the Crown
Viva Tattersall in (1937) Souls at Sea
Anna Neagle in the biopics (1937) and Victoria the Great (1938) Sixty Glorious Years
Beryl Mercer in (1939), based on the novel by The Little Princess Frances Hodgson Burnett, and (1939) The Story of Alexander Graham Bell
Fay Compton in (1941), about The Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, and (1968) Journey to Midnight Evelyn Beresford in
(1944) and the musical Buffalo Bill (1950) Annie Get Your Gun
Pamela Brown in (1949), in which she also played the Alice in Wonderland Queen of Hearts
Irene Dunne in (1950), based on the novel by Theodore Bonnet The Mudlark
Helena Pickard in (1951), based on the play by The Lady with a Lamp Reginald Berkeley about Florence Nightingale
Muriel Aked in (1953) The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan
Sybil Thorndike in (1953), the story of soprano Melba Nellie Melba
Romy Schneider in the West German biopic (1954), remake of the 1936 film, which features a highly fictionalised story about Queen Victoria's ascension to the throne and marriage to Prince Albert Victoria in Dover
Avis Bunnage in the comedy (1966) The Wrong Box
Barbara Carroll in the Italian film (1969), in which Zorro alla corte d'Inghilterra Zorro visits the British Court
Mollie Maureen in (1970) The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes
Peter Sellers in (1974), a comic biopic of The Great McGonagall William McGonagall Susan Field in the spoof
(1975) The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother
John Dalby in the animated musical fantasy Stories from a Flying Trunk (1979), adapted from Hans Christian Andersen's tale The Flying Trunk Eve Brenner voices a mouse version of Victoria in
(1986), adapted from The Great Mouse Detective Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's series. Sherlock Holmes
Judi Dench in (1997), for which she was nominated for the Mrs. Brown Academy Award for Best Actress. Dench reprised the role in (2017) Victoria & Abdul Debra Beaumont in the Chinese film
(1997) The Opium War Liz Moscrop in
(2001), based on the From Hell graphic novel
Gemma Jones in (2003) Shanghai Knights
Tress MacNeille (voice) in the animated short (2004) Van Helsing: The London Assignment
Kathy Bates in (2004), based on the novel by Around the World in 80 Days Jules Verne Zoe Street Howe in "
Florence Nightingale" (2008)
Emily Blunt in (2009), with Michaela Brooks playing Victoria as a girl The Young Victoria 
Imelda Staunton voices Victoria as the primary antagonist in (2012) The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists 
Judi Dench in (2017). Victoria & Abdul
Gayle Rankin in (2017) The Greatest Showman
Amanda Root in (2017). The Black Prince Pam Ferris in (2018). Holmes & Watson
She also makes appearances in
(in which a newspaper detailing Around the World in 80 Days Phileas Fogg's progress is taken to the Queen, and what is presumably the royal hand is seen eagerly taking it up), in the 2004 anime movie , inaugurating Steamboy The Great Exhibition, and in the 2013 . The 1941 Oggy and the Cockroaches: The Movie Nazi film notoriously portrays her as a whisky-soaked drunk. Ohm Krüger Her daughter-in-law, the  Princess of Wales, reads a letter from Victoria to London Hospital governors, showing her concern for John Merrick, in the 1980 film .
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On television, Victoria has been portrayed by:
Helen Hayes in Victoria Regina (1951), an episode of the American series based on the play by Housman Robert Montgomery Presents
Renée Asherson in the BBC drama series (1952) Happy and Glorious
Judi Meredith in The Consort (1957), an episode of the American series Telephone Time
Julie Harris in the American drama Victoria Regina (1961), based on Housman's play, for which Harris won an Emmy award
Kate Reid in the American drama The Invincible Mr. Disraeli (1963)
Patricia Routledge in the Granada Television series Victoria Regina (1964), also based on Housman's play Gladys Spencer in the BBC
, Play of the Month Gordon of Khartoum (1966)
Jane Connell in an episode of the American sitcom titled "Aunt Clara's Victoria Victory" (1967) Bewitched Christine Ozanne in an episode of the
Yorkshire Television drama series titled "1854: The Dog" (1969) The Flaxton Boys
Mollie Maureen in the BBC drama series (1972) The Edwardians
Perlita Neilson and (as an old woman) Mavis Edwards in the BBC drama series (1974) Fall of Eagles
Terry Jones in an episode of the BBC comedy series titled "Sex and Violence" (1969) Monty Python's Flying Circus
Michael Palin in an episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus titled "Michael Ellis" (1974)
Annette Crosbie in the ATV drama series (1975) Edward the Seventh
Shirley Steedman in the British series (1976), based on the novel by East Lynne Mrs Henry Wood
Rosemary Leach in the ATV drama series (1978) Disraeli
Sheila Reid in the LWT drama series (1978), telling the story of Lillie Lillie Langtry Jacquelyn Hyde
in the American comedy drama The Wild Wild West Revisited (1979) Jessica Spencer in an episode of the
Granada Television drama series titled "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" (1981) Cribb Marina McConnell in the Granada drama series
(1982) Young Sherlock: The Mystery of the Manor House
Lurene Tuttle in an episode of the American time travel series titled "Buffalo Bill & Annie Oakley Play the Palace" (1983) Voyagers!
Zena Walker in the episode of the Yorkshire Television drama series Number 10 titled "Dizzy" (1983)
Siobhan Redmond in ITV series episode #1.2 (1983) Alfresco
Bronwen Mantel in the drama (1986) Barnum Erica Rogers in the miniseries
(1986), based on the novel by Shaka Zulu Joshua Sinclair
Miriam Margolyes in the BBC comedy (1988) and later reprised in Blackadder's Christmas Carol on Channel 4 The Windsors
Anna Massey in the miniseries (1989) Around the World in 80 Days Honora Burke in the British drama
(1990) Hands of a Murderer Margaret Heale in the BBC drama series
Rhodes (1996) Rhoda Lewis
and (as an old woman) Avril Angers in the Granada miniseries (1997) Victoria and Albert Wendy Worthington in an episode of the
Paramount sitcom titled "Saving Mr. Lincoln" (1998) The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer Patti Allen in the series
(2000) The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne
Victoria Hamilton in the miniseries Victoria & Albert (2001), in which Joyce Redman played her as an old woman
Prunella Scales in the BBC drama (2001) and in the BBC drama documentary Station Jim (2003), in which Looking for Victoria Charlie Hayes played the young Victoria
Janine Duvitski in the BBC drama (2003) The Young Visiters
Doreen Mantle in the BBC drama series Shadow Play (2004) Tessa Pointing in the British drama documentary
The First Black Britons (2005)
Pauline Collins in the episode of the BBC series titled " Doctor Who Tooth and Claw" (2006)
Robert Webb in a comedy sketch on the show (2006) That Mitchell and Webb Look
Sarah Hadland (2009, 2015), Martha Howe-Douglas (2010-2013), Ellie White (2017-2018) and Jessica Ransom (2019-) in the British children's sketchshow (2009——) Horrible Histories Jenna Coleman in the ITV series (2016) Victoria Monty Python's Flying Circus portrays Queen Victoria as a slapstick prankster and includes a sketch in which she says "We are not amused" in German accented English. Another Monty Python sketch contains a footrace in which all the contestants are dressed as Queen Victoria.
In a series of sketches portraying the
Phantom Raspberry Blower, the dress an entire squad of policemen as Queen Victoria to act as body doubles for protection from the PRB.
In the 2006 series of
Doctor Who, Queen Victoria appears in the episode " Tooth and Claw", where she is played by Pauline Collins. In the episode, set in 1879, she is threatened by a werewolf that wants to infect her and take control of her empire. It is suggested that a scratch from the werewolf is the source of haemophilia in many of her descendants. Rose Tyler makes a bet with the Doctor for £10 that she can get the Queen to say "We are not amused". At the episode's conclusion, she founds the Torchwood Institute, an integral feature of the spin-off series , with various (fictional) speeches and proclamations by her available on the Torchwood Torchwood Institute website. An image of Collins as Victoria was later displayed prominently in the 2017 episode " Empress of Mars", set during the later years of Victoria's reign (coincidentally, the episode guest-starred Ferdinand Kingsley, who at the time was co-starring with Jenna Coleman in the ITV series based on Victoria's life). In 2008, the Doctor's former companion Sarah Jane Smith, notes Her Majesty's awareness of aliens in episode, " The Sarah Jane Adventures Enemy of the Bane", to which her young apprentice Rani Chandra responds, "I'll bet she wasn't amused."
The BBC series
, set in Blackadder Goes Forth World War I, alludes humorously to Queen Victoria's heritage. Captain Blackadder interrogates Captain Kevin Darling whom he suspects to be a German spy. Captain Darling claims that he is "as British as Queen Victoria", to which Captain Blackadder replies: "So your father's German, you're half German and you married a German?"
Queen Victoria Square and statue Sturt Street, Ballarat
Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll's works as a sculptor is her marble statue of her mother at Kensington Palace, and a bronze version erected in front of the Royal Victoria College, McGill University in Montreal.
Victoria Memorial stands in Kolkata (Calcutta), and in Bangalore the statue of the Queen stands at the beginning of MG Road, one of the city's major roads. In the town of  Cape Coast, Ghana, a bust of the Queen presides, rather forlornly, over a small park where goats graze around her. In  Wellington, the capital of New Zealand, a statue toward the harbour from the centre of Kent and Cambridge Terraces. There is also a Queen Victoria Statue in the heart of Valletta, Malta's capital.
Victoria Jubilee Town Hall in Trivandrum is still one of city's most sought after theatres for live entertainment and is considered a prestigious landmark by both locals and tourists alike.
Hong Kong, a statue of Queen Victoria is located on the east side of Victoria Park in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island. The statue once sat in Statue Square in Central but was removed and sent to Tokyo to be destroyed at the time of Japanese occupation of the territory, during World War II. With Japan's defeat and subsequent retreat in 1945, The United Kingdom recovered Hong Kong, and the statue was retrieved and placed in the park.
Pietermaritzburg, capital of the South African province of KwaZulu Natal, formerly the British colony of Natal before formation of the Union of South Africa, there is a statue of Victoria in front of the provincial legislature building, the former parliament building of the colony of Natal. There is also a statue of Queen Victoria in front of the South African Parliament.
Most of the large cities in
Australia that prospered during the Victorian era feature prominent statues of Queen Victoria. Sydney, the capital city of New South Wales has several. There is one statue (re-sited from the forecourt of the Irish Parliament building in Dublin) dominating the southern entrance to the Queen Victoria Building that was named in her honour in 1898. Another Sydney statue of Queen Victoria stands in the forecourt of the Federal Court of Australia building on Macquarie Street, looking across the road to a statue of her husband, inscribed "Albert the Good". In Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, the Queen Victoria Gardens named after her also features a large memorial statue in marble and granite. In Perth, capital city of Western Australia a marble statue stands in King's Park overlooking the city. In Adelaide, capital city of the state of South Australia, the Queen Victoria Square, named after her also has a large statue of her. In  Brisbane, capital city of the state of Queensland, there is a statue of her in Queens Square, also named for her;.  Ballarat, a boomtown in Victoria has a statue of Queen Victoria in the main street directly opposite its town hall. A small bust of the Queen is in the Queen Victoria Gardens in Burnt Pine, the largest town in the Australian territory of Norfolk Island.
Statues erected to Victoria are common in
Canada, where her reign included the original confederation of the country and the addition of three more provinces and two territories. A bas-relief image of Victoria is on the wall of the entrance to the Canadian Parliament, and her statue is in the Parliamentary library as well as on the grounds.
Charles Strouse wrote a musical, , I and Albert which was presented in the  West End at the Piccadilly Theatre on 6 November 1972. The musical was not a success and did not transfer as planned to Broadway. It remains notable chiefly as Sarah Brightman's stage debut.
rock band The Kinks honour Queen Victoria and her empire in their 1969 song " Victoria". The song has since been covered by English rock band The Kooks, English post-punk band The Fall, American alternative rock band Cracker, and American rock band Sonic Youth. Both The Kinks' and The Fall's versions were UK Top 40 hits.
Leonard Cohen refers to her in a mostly non-factual way in his 1964 poem "Queen Victoria and Me", and again in the 1972 song "Queen Victoria" (based on the poem). The song was later covered by Welsh musician John Cale.
In 2006, the Comics Sherpa online comic service started carrying a comic strip titled
using cut-out photographs and portraits of the Queen and others. The New Adventures of Queen Victoria
In the Japanese
anime and manga series ( Kuroshitsuji Black Butler), she appears as Ciel Phantomhive's primary boss.
Queen Victoria's reign features in the 2003 Paradox Interactive grand strategy game, . In this game a player guides a country through Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun colonisation, the Industrial Revolution, warfare and various historic events.
She makes an appearance in the 2015
action-adventure video game developed by Assassin's Creed: Syndicate Ubisoft Quebec.
Queen Victoria leads the English civilization in the 2016
4X video game developed by Civilization VI Firaxis Games. 
Queen Victoria is revealed to be watching the climactic trial in the video game
, and uses her authority to strip the main villain of his position as chief justice. Rather than appearing in person, another character reads her proclamation to the court.
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