written by: KATRINA BURNETT
animated by: PRUNELLA SCALES
with support from: MANCHESTER CITY COUNCIL
"I’ve played Victoria numerous times on the stage. Bringing her statue to life on the street was a new challenge.”
When Victoria’s statue was unveiled in 1901 many hundreds gathered.
A popular Queen, her reign saw great cultural expansion, advances in industry, science and the building of railways. See her here.