Viewers tuning into last night’s episode of Victoria were left
smitten after Jenna Coleman and Tom Hughes revealed that acting
isn’t their only talent – after the pair performed a tender
on-screen duet together.
The stars, both 31, who are dating in real life, reduced some
viewers to tears during a softly-lit scene that saw them sing a
German love song to each other.
The dramatic Sunday night installment, which showed Prince
Albert returning back to Germany after the death of his father,
and the birth of the couple’s son Albert, reunited the couple
at the episode’s climax for the heartfelt – and very tuneful –
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Some viewers were so impressed by the gentle love song that
they suggested Coleman and Hughes should even perform together
in real life.
One, @EinCrespo1, wrote: ‘When are they going to release a
Another fan said Coleman’s performance had left her ‘in tears’
while @airchrysalis exclaimed: ‘This episode is killing me and
I like it.’
The actors have won rave reviews for their theatrical
performances in the latest series of the show, which is written
by Daisy Goodwin and documents Victoria and Albert’s
relationship before his untimely death in 1861 at the age
Last night saw Albert dash to Coburg in Germany after learning
of the death of his father – only to arrive and be told that he
was actually the biological child of Leopold, his
A tender scene between Victoria (Coleman) and Albert (Hughes)
ended an emotional episode in which the man Albert believed
was his father died, only for the young royal to travel to
Coburg, Germany to be told his Uncle Leopold was actually his
Coleman’s serene singing left viewers in awe, with one
praising the actress, saying: ‘I’m in love’
She can hold a tune! It isn’t the first time Jenna Coleman
has sang on screen, with a YouTube video capturing a very
soulful rendition of Happy Birthday to a fan in Toronto in
The highly-charged episode also saw Victoria revealing her pain
after a difficult birth with their latest heir, Albert.
She told her husband: ‘You don’t know what it’s like to look at
a child and feel as though you have nothing to offer it. That’s
how worthless I felt.’
Coleman, who began her career in Emmerdale, has showcased her
vocal abilities before, once singing Happy Birthday in
accomplished style to a fan in Toronto in 2015.
Last month, the actress sparked rumours she had become
engaged to her Victoria co-star after she was spotted wearing a
sparkling ring on her wedding finger.