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Catherine the Great (2018 - 2019)

Catherine the Great (2018 - 2019)




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Set against the politically tumultuous and sexually charged court of Russian empress Catherine the Great, who wielded supreme power throughout Russia for nearly half of the 18th century, the limited series follows Catherine towards the end of her reign during her passionate affair with Grigory Potemkin. Amid scandal, intrigue and immense conflict, they develop a unique and devoted relationship, overcoming their adversaries and together serving as the architects of modern-day Russia.

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Critics Consensus: Though its sumptuous setting and design often outshines its storytelling, Catherine the Great remains a seductive, if scattershot, period drama thanks to the great Helen Mirren.

2019, HBO, 4 episodes


Helen Mirren
as Catherine the Great
Jason Clarke
as Grigory Potemkin
Gina McKee
as Countess Bruce
Rory Kinnear
as Minister Panin
Richard Roxburgh
as Grigory Orlov
Kevin McNally
as Alexei Orlov
Sam Palladio
as Alexander Vasilichikov
Clive Russell
as The Fool
Lucas Englander
as Lieutenant Mirovich
Antonia Clarke
as Princess Sophie
Paul Ritter
as General Suvorov
Paul Kaye
as Pugachev
Thomas Doherty
as Peter Zavadovsky
Raphael Acloque
as Platon Zubov
James Northcoate
as Alexander Bezborodko
Andrew Rothney
as Alexander Dmitriev-Mamonov
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Series Details

TV Network: HBO
Premiere Date: Oct 21, 2019
Genre: Drama
Executive Producers: David M. Thompson, Charlie Pattinson, Helen Mirren, Philip Martin
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