Ladies in waiting is the second episode of Victoria, the episode aired on the 29th august, only one day after the first episode.
As Lord Melbourne's popularity in the House wanes, the Tories eagerly await triumph, while Victoria's uncle, the Duke of Cumberland, sees a chance to prey on her vulnerability and establish a co-regency.
- Jenna Coleman as Alexandrina Victoria
- Catherine Flemming as Victoria, Duchess of Kent
- Daniela Holtz as Baroness Louise Lehzen
- Nell Hudson as Miss Skerrett
- Tommy Knight as Brodie
- Eve Myles as Mrs. Jenkins
- Paul Rhys as Sir John Conroy
- Peter Firth as The Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdal
- Rufus Sewell as Lord Melbourne
- Real rats were used to attack the castle